A Story for the Nine Days

A Story for the Nine Days

Today is the first of Av, a Rosh Chodesh (first day of a new month) that ushers in the nine days of mourning that culminate - if the Messiah does not come - in the Fast of the Ninth of Av. Below is a true story from the early days of the stateHaRav Avraham Yitzchak HaCohen Kook zts"l, 7/20/2012, 5:30 PM
"I Know My Roots" Vows PM at Merkaz HaRav

"I Know My Roots" Vows PM at Merkaz HaRav

Emotional Netanyahu vows: "I know my roots. I will never give up any of Jerusalem". Rosh yeshiva reveals letters from PM's grandfather.Elad Benari, 5/21/2012, 8:09 AM
Photos: Jerusalem Day at Merkaz HaRav

Photos: Jerusalem Day at Merkaz HaRav

Traditional Jerusalem Day celebrations at flagship religious Zionist yeshiva begin. High ranking officials expected.Gil Ronen, 5/20/2012, 9:01 PM
3 Yrs Since Mercaz HaRav Attack

3 Yrs Since Mercaz HaRav Attack

The Moses family will mark the anniversary with an evening of song in honor of their son, who was murdered at age 16.Maayana Miskin, 2/20/2011, 10:15 PM
Beit HaShoevah Dance and Joy

Beit HaShoevah Dance and Joy

Yeshiva boys danced until morning in the celebration of Simchat Beit HaShoevah, which dates back to Temple times.Gil Ronen, 9/27/2010, 2:15 PM
Remembering Father, Rav Shapira

Remembering Father, Rav Shapira

Rabbi Yaakov Shapira: 'Growing up with my father was like hearing the shofar every day.' Yoni Kempinski, 9/22/2010, 1:13 AM
Almond Branch for a Merkaz Boy

Almond Branch for a Merkaz Boy

"Northern enemy nations came to the gates of Jerusalem.." Thus begins a poem by the grandmother of a victim of 2008's Merkaz HaRav massacre.INN Staff, 2/12/2010, 12:01 PM