Thursday, August 21, 2014 Av 25, 5774

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MyJewishLearning.com
Your condensed guide to Tisha B'Av, the day when we remember the destruction of both Temples that once stood in Jerusalem, and how the holiday is traditionally observed.
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By:
Lisa Richman
Amid ongoing controversy about female prayer at the Kotel in Jerusalem, Lisa Richman, a teacher at the Perelman Jewish Day School, Stern Center, whose daughter, Rebecca, made aliyah last year and is serving in the Israel Defense Forces, wrote from Israel about her experiences with the Women of the Wall earlier this week: It all began for me when my...
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By:
Edmon J. Rodman, JE feature
On Yom Kippur, we ask, “Who by fire?” Sadly, this year at Tisha B’Av, we know who: the 19 firefighters who died in Arizona.
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DEVARIM, Deuteronomy 1:1-3:22
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Rabbi Shmuel Jablon
As we have a tradition that the Mashiach will be born on a Tisha B’Av, we have the opportunity to consider what we may do to remedy the sins of our past in order to merit the complete redemption of the future.
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By:
Penny Schwartz, JTA
A census of U.S. day school students during the 2008-09 academic year found a 2.5 percent drop in non-Orthodox enrollment over the previous five years, even as overall Jewish day school enrollment in the United States grew 11 percent, driven in part by the growth in the Orthodox population.
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