The true tragedy of Tisha Be’av

28.07.2012                      09.Aw. 5772                       Dewarim, Schabbat Chason, Fasten verschoben


The true tragedy of Tisha Be'av

Western Wall, which was part of retaining wall of Herod’s reconstruction of Second Temple, remains a place of prayer and pilgrimage.

Tisha Be’av, which we will commemorate tomorrow night and Sunday, is a time of mourning and lamentation for the two great calamities resulting in the destruction of the Temple, the desolation of Jerusalem and the exile of our people, the first in 586 BCE by the Babylonians and the second in 70 CE by the Romans….