Three Weeks

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Pharaoh, please forgive us

Pharaoh, please forgive us

Why do I make such a ridiculous statement? Well, consider the following, and then tell me just how ridiculous it is (or is not…). Shmuel Sackett, 27/06/2021 15:00
The Three Weeks and Tisha B'Av

The Three Weeks and Tisha B'Av

Questions, stories and points for discussion on the saddest period of the Jewish Year.Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks , 26/06/2021 21:23
Balak: From where can the Jewish people derive comfort and consolation?

Balak: From where can the Jewish people derive comfort and consolation?

Once we recognise where we have gone wrong, we can begin to put our national house in order to guarantee a bright and successful future.Chief Rabbi Ephraim Mirvis, 25/06/2021 17:33
Rabbi Yitzchak Yosef rules music permitted in isolation

Rabbi Yitzchak Yosef rules music permitted in isolation

Innovative halakhic ruling: During coronavirus period, those in isolation may listen to music, even rhythmic, in Three Weeks.Mordechai Sones, 20/07/2020 15:54
Words that can rebuild the Temple

Words that can rebuild the Temple

Vows, oaths and obligations: nothing is ever said in a void or without some sort of ramifications.Rabbi Moshe Kempinski, 16/07/2020 22:00
 Three Weeks: Teachers should be armed with spiritual might

Three Weeks: Teachers should be armed with spiritual might

The educational insight of Israel's first Ashkenazi Chief Rabbi who saw the Three Weeks - 'between the straits'- as symbolic of our youth.Rabbi Avraham HaCohen Kook, 15/07/2020 16:01
The loss of the world as we knew it

The loss of the world as we knew it

When the Holy Temple was destroyed, the loss was of a whole way of life.Rabbi Yonatan Kirsch, 14/07/2020 05:48
How should we look at the pandemic during the Three Weeks?

How should we look at the pandemic during the Three Weeks?

The global pandemic we are in today is a lot like the punishment for the Second Temple, it is a long unending saga with no end in sight. Rabbi Yitschak Rudomin, 13/07/2020 13:40
The 'Three Weeks' and the Parasha

The 'Three Weeks' and the Parasha

Parashat Pinchas invariably falls during the Three Weeks of mourning for our lost Land and destroyed Holy Temple.Daniel Pinner, 11/07/2020 22:45
OU Women's Initiative launches virtual Beit Midrash with 2 learning tracks

OU Women's Initiative launches virtual Beit Midrash with 2 learning tracks

Orthodox Union launches online women's learning program with intensive and lecture series tracks for the Three Weeks.Arutz Sheva Staff, 09/07/2020 22:23
The race of life: Together, everyone's a winner

The race of life: Together, everyone's a winner

Rabbi Yitzchak Botton explains the meaning of Jewish exile and how we can change for the better during the Three Weeks.Arutz Sheva Staff, 01/08/2019 08:40
PA warns: 'The most dangerous season of Judaization' has begun

PA warns: 'The most dangerous season of Judaization' has begun

PA cautions that three-week period culminating in "anniversary of what is called 'the destruction of the alleged Temple'" has commenced.Palestinian Media Watch , 24/07/2019 18:17
A summary of halakhot for the Three Weeks

A summary of halakhot for the Three Weeks

Halakha Hotline, 20/07/2019 23:43
This three-week period

This three-week period

Today's State of Israel is a product of this three-week period, yet there are those who say we should cease mourning the Temple now that we have our own sovereignty. They are misguided.Rabbi Berel Wein, 04/07/2018 08:02
New song: 'Thank G-d in good times and bad times'

New song: 'Thank G-d in good times and bad times'

Jewish music singer in London speaks about his new song and about what he does when it's forbidden to perform.Yoni Kempinski, 06/08/2017 09:36
Almonds and the Three Weeks

Almonds and the Three Weeks

In his D’var Torah this week, the Chief Rabbi discusses the connection between almonds and the Three Weeks.Chief Rabbi Ephraim Mirvis, 18/07/2017 06:45
A time of fear, courage and intensity

A time of fear, courage and intensity

Personal reflections and feelings of an Oleh psychologist, living through the magical time of the scared three weeks in Jerusalem.Dr. Sam Minskoff, 04/08/2016 17:28
Rivlin: Three Weeks, Ramadan Have Much in Common

Rivlin: Three Weeks, Ramadan Have Much in Common

While you wouldn't necessarily think of it, former MK Reuven Rivlin says that Ramadan and the 'Three Weeks' have a lot in commonDavid Lev, 10/07/2013 15:53