Wednesday, July 27, 2022

Educational Resources about Tisha B'Av


Tisha B'Av is the saddest day on the Jewish calendar because

of the incredible series of tragedies which occurred on that

date throughout Jewish History.

Tisha B'Av means "the ninth of the Hebrew month of Av".

Tisha B'Av primarily commemorates the destruction of the first

and second Temples, both of which were destroyed on the ninth

of Av - the first by the Babylonians in 586 B.C.E.; the second

by the Romans in 70 C.E.

Although this day is primarily meant to commemorate the

destruction of the Temple, it is appropriate to consider on

this day the many other tragedies of the Jewish people, many

of which occurred on this day, most notably the expulsion of

the Jews from Spain in 1492.

This year 5782 - 2022 we observe the fast day of Tisha B'Av

starting from Saturday after nightfall, August 6,

until nightfall on Sunday August 7.

You can learn more about this Jewish fast day at:

May we see the rebuilding of the Temple in our days and that

Tisha B'Av becomes a day of celebration.

If you are fasting:

Have a meaningful fast.

Jacob Richman

Tuesday, July 26, 2022

Update: JR Links - many podcast additions, new: Jerusalem events sites

 Hi Everyone!

I updated the JR Links page with many new links.

There are now 62 podcast links at:

I added a new section: Jerusalem Events Sites

I added a direct link for Electrical Appliance Stores

I added a direct link for Computer Stores

The JR Links page has over 1,400 useful links.

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Please share the links page. Thank you!

Drink and stay cool!

Have a good day!

Jacob Richman