Tisha B'Av

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Tisha B'Av at the Arch of Titus

Tisha B'Av at the Arch of Titus

Israeli Amb. to Italy Dror Eydar marks Tisha B'Av with message sent from the Arch of Titus, built in honor of Roman victory over the Jews.Amb. Dr. Dror Eydar, 30/07/2020 12:52
Seeing the destruction and the hope

Seeing the destruction and the hope

If the rocks and ashes, found in excavations at the Kotel and dating to the Temple's destruction, could talk, what would they say?Sivan Rahav-Meir, 30/07/2020 12:42
Out of mourning the future grows

Out of mourning the future grows

Realizing why we mourn can help us to grow in our faith. A compelling message of hope and inspiration.Rod Bryant, 30/07/2020 03:07
Coronavirus project manager visits synagogues

Coronavirus project manager visits synagogues

Prof. Ronni Gamzu visits synagogues on eve of Tisha B'Av to closely monitor the implementation of the COVID-19 guidelines.Arutz Sheva Staff, 30/07/2020 00:00
Watch: Disorder at the entrance to the Western Wall plaza

Watch: Disorder at the entrance to the Western Wall plaza

Young haredim try to break through blockades placed at entrance to the Western Wall in order to limit the number of people entering.Arutz Sheva Staff, 29/07/2020 23:32
IDF allows shooting at celebration of terrorist's release

IDF allows shooting at celebration of terrorist's release

Kedumim residents furious after gunfire heard from nearby Arab village celebrating release of imprisoned terrorist during Tisha B'Av prayersArutz Sheva Staff, 29/07/2020 22:33
Lapid, Rabbi Sacks share message of unity for Tisha B'Av

Lapid, Rabbi Sacks share message of unity for Tisha B'Av

Knesset Opposition chief, former British Chief Rabbi say they are united by love of the Jewish people despite their differences.Arutz Sheva Staff, 29/07/2020 21:04
Live: Tisha B'Av at Western Wall

Live: Tisha B'Av at Western Wall

Join special broadcast of Western Wall Heritage Foundation with prayers, megilla, lamentations. Hosted by Sivan Rahav Meir, Yedidya Meir.Arutz Sheva Staff, 29/07/2020 20:33
Annual Tisha B’Av march- with coronavirus restrictions

Annual Tisha B’Av march- with coronavirus restrictions

The yearly Tisha B’Av event is being held with only 50 participants. Watch the live broadcast on Arutz Sheva for those who cannot attend.Arutz Sheva Staff, 29/07/2020 20:29
Tonight: The fast of Tisha B'Av

Tonight: The fast of Tisha B'Av

Jews worldwide fast tonight and tomorrow for Tisha B'Av, mourning destruction of the two Temples and other tragic events in Jewish history.Arutz Sheva Staff, 29/07/2020 18:31
Rabbis: We must act to bring about rebuilding of the Temple

Rabbis: We must act to bring about rebuilding of the Temple

Religious Zionist rabbis call on public to participate in fundraising campaign for Temple Mount organizations during the Nine Days.Arutz Sheva Staff, 29/07/2020 17:14
“Nachem” Forever?

“Nachem” Forever?

Jews who said Nachem centuries ago lamented Jerusalem's desolation, but even we who see Jl'em in its glory know how long the road ahead is.Rabbi Shlomo Sobol, 29/07/2020 14:11
How should Diaspora Jews mark Tisha B'Av?

How should Diaspora Jews mark Tisha B'Av?

How can we promote the Torah of the Land of Israel without denigrating the Diaspora communities? Opinion.Rabbi Ari Silbermann, 29/07/2020 10:56
Tonight: Tisha B’Av prayers, live from the Western Wall

Tonight: Tisha B’Av prayers, live from the Western Wall

“Social distancing and crisis obligate us to increase 'ahavat chinam' (baseless love)" says Rabbi of Western Wall & holy sites.Yoni Kempinski, 29/07/2020 10:03
The Book of Job: Why God wrecked a man seemingly blameless and God-fearing

The Book of Job: Why God wrecked a man seemingly blameless and God-fearing

What was Job's sin? One that we all must be aware of- one no one else can know of- but which is the utmost test of Free Will. Op-ed.Steve Apfel, 29/07/2020 08:40
Islamic presence on the Temple Mount on Tisha B'Av

Islamic presence on the Temple Mount on Tisha B'Av

Senior PA official calls for increased Muslim presence in the Al-Aqsa Mosque to prevent Jews from entering the Temple Mount on Tisha B'Av.Dalit Halevi, 29/07/2020 05:59
'Visit Temple Mount even if you must break the fast'

'Visit Temple Mount even if you must break the fast'

Mitzpe Yericho Chief Rabbi Yehuda Kroizer says Jews should ascend Temple Mount on Tisha B'Av and should drink if they feel weak afterwards.Arutz Sheva Staff, 28/07/2020 22:33
What is the greatest blessing ever given to the Jewish people?

What is the greatest blessing ever given to the Jewish people?

if you look at our numbers throughout the ages you will be unable to count us. That is a message to remember on Tisha B'Av.UK Chief Rabbi Ephraim Mirvis, 28/07/2020 19:12
Chief Rabbi: 'Asymptomatic coronavirus carrier must fast'

Chief Rabbi: 'Asymptomatic coronavirus carrier must fast'

Verified coronavirus carrier suffering symptoms or excessive weakness exempt from fasting. Verified carrier who is asymptomatic must fast.Mordechai Sones, 28/07/2020 18:52
Watch: The "Jerusalem" version of Ed Sheeran's 'I See Fire'

Watch: The "Jerusalem" version of Ed Sheeran's 'I See Fire'

Kippalive's new Clip filmed in archaeological ruins of Jewish community from 2,000 years ago, beneath the Old City of Jerusalem.Arutz Sheva Staff, 28/07/2020 18:48
On Tisha B’Av, it’s time for Americans to step back from apocalyptic rhetoric

On Tisha B’Av, it’s time for Americans to step back from apocalyptic rhetoric

if there was ever a year when the lessons of this fast were needed by Americans of all faiths, it is 2020.Opinion.Jonathan S. Tobin, 28/07/2020 09:00
More worshipers allowed in synagogues as Tisha B'Av approaches

More worshipers allowed in synagogues as Tisha B'Av approaches

Haredi party heads meet with Health Minister to discuss operating yeshivot in coming year, opposition to restricting synagogues.Mordechai Sones, 27/07/2020 20:56
Chief Rabbi of Israel: If you have the coronavirus, don't fast

Chief Rabbi of Israel: If you have the coronavirus, don't fast

Rabbi David Lau urges coronavirus patients and those who may be infected not to fast during Tisha B'Av.Arutz Sheva Staff, 27/07/2020 15:00
Why isn't Tisha B'Av obsolete?

Why isn't Tisha B'Av obsolete?

When we keep Tisha B’Av, today we reconstruct the bitter past in order to appreciate the privilege of living in an age of fulfilment.Rabbi Dr. Raymond Apple, 27/07/2020 10:00
European rabbis begin rehabilitating synagogues

European rabbis begin rehabilitating synagogues

Conference of European Rabbis formulates plan for synagogue worship during the '3 weeks' as synagogues reopen in Europe.Arutz Sheva Staff, 08/07/2020 00:06
Watch: Attempted lynch just before Tisha B'av

Watch: Attempted lynch just before Tisha B'av

Indictment filed against Muslim Arab youth who attacked Jew in Jerusalem.Arutz Sheva Staff, 20/08/2019 12:51
Tisha B'Av with the Trump family

Tisha B'Av with the Trump family

Ivanka Trump speaks out about traditional Jewish fast day marking the destruction of both temples in Jerusalem.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/08/2019 20:54
Watch: The life story of Rabbi Yaakov Weinberg

Watch: The life story of Rabbi Yaakov Weinberg

This Tisha B'av, cut through the veil of exile and be uplifted by this amazing new film.Sponsored Content, 11/08/2019 19:58
Eichah: The Spiritual Rehabilitation of Bat Zion

Eichah: The Spiritual Rehabilitation of Bat Zion

Rabbi Prof. Joshua Berman on the Book of Lamentations (Eichah). Part of Herzog College's special Tanach days of learning.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/08/2019 18:26
1729 Jews visit Temple Mount during Tisha B'Av

1729 Jews visit Temple Mount during Tisha B'Av

20% rise in number of Jews visiting holy site during fast marking destruction of Temple. Minister vows to strengthen sovereignty over Mount.Hezki Baruch, 11/08/2019 17:58
Tisha B'Av: From Destruction to Construction

Tisha B'Av: From Destruction to Construction

Bet El students both mourn on Tisha B'Av and watch massive construction take place in the Land of Israel.Sharona Cohen, 11/08/2019 16:39
"Don’t let anyone say Israel is 'Judaizing' Jerusalem"

"Don’t let anyone say Israel is 'Judaizing' Jerusalem"

White House envoy Jason Greenblatt sends out special Tisha B'Av message, alludes to PA claims Israel is 'Judaizing' Jerusalem.David Rosenberg, 11/08/2019 16:26
Police commander: Muslims changed the status quo, not the Jews

Police commander: Muslims changed the status quo, not the Jews

Jerusalem District Police Commander Doron Yedid says time of Muslim prayers on Temple Mount was pushed back to prevent Jews from entering.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/08/2019 14:11
Tisha B'Av: Day of Mourning or Introspection?

Tisha B'Av: Day of Mourning or Introspection?

Jews continue to mourn the destruction of the Holy Temple, but do they acknowledge the miracles around them?Yochanan Visser, 11/08/2019 13:27
Public continues to flock to the Western Wall

Public continues to flock to the Western Wall

Amid clashes on Temple Mount and protest at its entrance, visits continue in the Western Wall plaza, where many arrive to pray and mourn.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/08/2019 11:34
Jew attacked and injured in Old City

Jew attacked and injured in Old City

18 year old Jew walking through Old City lightly-to-moderately injured after Arab hits him with glass bottle.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/08/2019 10:39
Police clash with Muslim rioters on Temple Mount

Police clash with Muslim rioters on Temple Mount

Hundreds of Muslims riot on Temple Mount as Jews prevented from visiting holy site on anniversary of destruction of the Holy Temple.Gary Willig, 11/08/2019 10:17
United Right on Temple Mount closure: National disgrace

United Right on Temple Mount closure: National disgrace

Party responds to PM's decision to close Temple Mount to Jewish visitors on Tisha B'Av.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/08/2019 10:15
Netanyahu prohibits Jews from ascending Temple Mount

Netanyahu prohibits Jews from ascending Temple Mount

Amid Tisha B'Av and Muslim holiday, police decide to close Temple Mount to Jewish visitors.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/08/2019 09:34
Hundreds of Jews wait to ascend Temple Mount on Tisha B'Av

Hundreds of Jews wait to ascend Temple Mount on Tisha B'Av

Jewish visitors wait to find out if they will be allowed to ascend Temple Mount on anniversary of the Temple's destruction.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/08/2019 09:32
Watch: Mourning the destruction of the Temple

Watch: Mourning the destruction of the Temple

Western Wall plaza filled with worshipers who came to recite morning prayers and lamentations near the remains of the Holy Temple.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/08/2019 08:08
Get inspired by TorahAnytime’s Tisha B’av world-wide webcast

Get inspired by TorahAnytime’s Tisha B’av world-wide webcast

TorahAnytime hosts mega-live-stream event from around world to inspire Jews everywhere on Tisha B’av.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/08/2019 07:14
Galon: Jews must not be permitted on Temple Mount

Galon: Jews must not be permitted on Temple Mount

Former Meretz chairwoman says she supports Jews' right to pray on the Temple Mount but adds that unnecessary flare-up should be avoided.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/08/2019 06:23
Jewish activists answer Arab protesters

Jewish activists answer Arab protesters

Watch: Women in Green's Nadia Matar tells Arab residents of Jerusalem: 'We know you love Israel, and if you don't, you can move to Syria.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/08/2019 00:37
Whose pain are you feeling?

Whose pain are you feeling?

Rabbi Shlomo Katz talks about what Tisha B'Av really is - and the pain we should be feeling.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/08/2019 23:35
Watch live: Tisha B'av prayers at the Western Wall

Watch live: Tisha B'av prayers at the Western Wall

Jews from around Israel and visitors from abroad attend prayers at the remaining wall of Judaism's holiest siteArutz Sheva, 10/08/2019 22:25
Watch: Tisha B'Av in the heart of Jerusalem

Watch: Tisha B'Av in the heart of Jerusalem

Police, volunteers, work to secure Western Wall and protect worshipers.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/08/2019 22:16
Preparations underway at Western Wall for Tisha B'Av

Preparations underway at Western Wall for Tisha B'Av

At the end of the day, the Western Wall Heritage Foundation will distribute drinks and snacks to break the fast.Arutz Sheva Staff, 09/08/2019 13:47
What’s really missing from the world?

What’s really missing from the world?

The destruction of the Holy Temple: What’s really missing from the world?Rabbi Chaim Richman and Yitzchak Reuven, 08/08/2019 23:51
'Why mourn the Temple - we've had the Temple Mount for 52 years'

'Why mourn the Temple - we've had the Temple Mount for 52 years'

Temple Institute calls on world Jewry to 'wake up and begin making the dream of the Third Holy Temple a reality.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 06/08/2019 14:08
Laws for the Nine Days

Laws for the Nine Days

Our Sages assure us that whoever properly observes the customs of mourning over Yerushalayim will merit witnessing the joy of its reconstruction. Halakha Hotline, 01/08/2019 14:40
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
'Jews have right to pray at gates of Temple Mount'

'Jews have right to pray at gates of Temple Mount'

Jewish students praying at gates of Temple Mount on Tisha B'Av forcefully removed by police despite not breaking any rules.Uzi Baruch, 26/07/2018 15:37
Tisha B’Av on the Temple Mount: Moshe Rabbeinu would be proud

Tisha B’Av on the Temple Mount: Moshe Rabbeinu would be proud

Let it be, and live each moment for Hashem.Yitzchak Reuven and Rabbi Chaim Richman, 25/07/2018 03:16
Glick: Mega LGBT rally was 'insensitive'

Glick: Mega LGBT rally was 'insensitive'

Likud MK infuriated after LGBT community holds massive protest on Tisha B'Av fast, says it would never happen on Holocaust Memorial Day.Arutz Sheva Staff, 23/07/2018 13:14
Watch: Inspiring singing at the Western Wall in Jerusalem

Watch: Inspiring singing at the Western Wall in Jerusalem

NCSY Kollel sing at the Kotel two hours before sundown on Tisha B'Av.Yoni Kempinski, 22/07/2018 23:09
Likud MK vows to boycott eateries that opened on Tisha B'Av

Likud MK vows to boycott eateries that opened on Tisha B'Av

MK Sharren Haskel vows to boycott restaurants that were open for business on Jewish day of mourning.Tzvi Lev, 22/07/2018 21:22