Observing Tisha B'Av to rebuild Jerusalem - morally and spiritually
Jerusalem still lacks the values that were absent when the Temples were destroyed.
Eicha? How? How could this have happened? This is the question that pervades the liturgy of Tisha B’Av - the annual fast commemorating the destruction of the Temples - which we mark this coming Tuesday. It is the first word of the Book of Lamentations which we read on this day, and thus also its Hebrew name, and it occurs three more times in the text. We also hear the word eicha on the Shabbat...
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