Jewish organizations turn the day of mourning into a day of protest
Stop setting things on fire and traumatizing campers. There are better and more meaningful ways to mark the holiday.
This Tisha B’Av, I’ll be mourning for a different site of spiritual importance in Jerusalem
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
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
How Jews observe Tisha B’Av in Rome, where the Arch of Titus commemorates the destruction of the Temple in Jerusalem
Movies for the Mourning
There’s only one song on it