This Tisha B’Av, I’ll be mourning for a different site of spiritual importance in Jerusalem
Stop setting things on fire and traumatizing campers. There are better and more meaningful ways to mark the holiday.
Brenda’s brother is in love with another man. What will his minyan think?
The holiday gives us permission to mourn for many things, personal and communal, that we avoid discussing the rest of the year
Tisha B’Av was the first Jewish holiday I learned about growing up in Soviet Ukraine, and I’ve come to observe it in unexpected ways
The holiday never resonated for me, until I understood its message about connecting with other Jews—even Messianic ones
Cancer, and a year of chemotherapy, gave me a new perspective on Jewish holidays—starting with Tisha B’Av
Hiking the Appalachian Trail—once before Tisha B’Av—taught me the essence of observance
There’s only one song on it
Movies for the Mourning