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Audio: Women of the Wall, Tisha B'Av & Derech Eretz

What's keeping the Temple Mount in ruins? How do we maintain derech eretz amidst disagreements? Find out with two great interviews
7/15/2013, 1:13 PM

A7 Radio's "The Derech Eretz Show" with Rabbi Elan Adler
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During these difficult time of the 3 weeks, and right before Tisha B'Av, educator, writer and musician Rabbi Shimshon Nadel gives us perspective on destruction and rebuilding and what he thinks is at the crux of Jewish problems today.

Counter-missionary expert, author and motivational speaker Penina Taylor is convening an event for women on Sunday, August 7th that will bring together all sides of the Women of the Wall, the Women for the Wall and more.

Both my guests today are changing their corner of the world in a profound way, teaching that each of us can, through our behavior, make a brick to build the Holy Temple speedily in our day. You can know more about my guests at and 

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Wishing everyone a safe and meaningful fast and observance of Tisha B'Av, and keep that derech eretz thing going, my friends. Shalom!

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Rabbi Elan Adler served as a pulpit Rabbi for 25 years in Stamford, Ct and Baltimore, Md prior to making aliyah in 2010. Rabbi Adler received his Smicha from Yeshiva University, had the privilege of being an aide to Rabbi Joseph B. Soloveitchik for two years, was an activist Rabbi in support of Israel and aliyah, and served as the President of the Baltimore Board of Rabbis. During his tenure as a Rabbi, he was known for being an engaging speaker and teacher, never failing to make easy connections with Jewish people as well as the non-Jewish and African American community. While serving congregations, he was appreciated for being welcoming, embracing of all people, and bringing congregants closer to their Jewish heritage. For more information on Rabbi Adler visit
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