Daily Israel Report

Judaism: From Israel: Tisha B'Av on the Web

There are many opportunities to experience Tisha B'Av on the web for those who will stay at home. This is a selection in English from Jerusalem.
Published: Tuesday, August 05, 2014 10:04 AM


The Western Wall is filled on the fast day mourning the destruction of the two Holy Temples. Not everyone is able to join the crowds walking to the Kotel and Jerusalem has other opportunites, even for English speakers:

From Jerusalem: 

Tisha B'Av Live Webcast on August 5 online on www.ou.org/tishabav from 9a.m. Israel time

 
A known group of Rabbis, including R Hadar Margolin, R Orlofsky, R Dovid Kaplan, will be speaking in Har Nof on 9 Av day, and it is also accessible live online via this link http://margolin.ravpage.co.il/9av to listen from home. 

Tuesday morning at the Pinsker Shul at 22 Pinsker Rabbi Chaim Ilson will explain the Kinnot in English at 10:30 am it will live streamed as well at the following link http://o.bac.org.il/stream.html

Link to YU on the go for Tisha B’av http://www.yutorah.org/togo/tishabav/

WWW.Aish.com - many articles, videos related to Tisha B'Av

Join Rabbi Avraham Goldhar's FREE webinar, Tuesday, August 5 at 5:00 PM EDT as he takes you through a crash course on Tisha B'Av and gives you the fascinating BIG PICTURE understanding of Judaism's saddest day.

Yeshivat Har Etzion, Israel Koschitzky Virtual Beit Midrash (VBM) has a Tisha B'Av package. For easy printing go to:

http://vbm-torah.org/archive/chag74/tisha74.htm

For readings on the fast, click here.