Category: Tisha b’Av & Minor Fast Days

From Revelation to Resilience: Sefirat ha’Aveilut from Shavuot to Tisha b’Av
By Karen Erlichman and Caryn Aviv
July 15, 2019
This period of time is a coming out of sorts ... peeling off our layers to allow the unvarnished essence of true self to emerge
A Season to Engage our Grief through Creativity: The Three Weeks
By Rabbi Malkah Binah Klein
June 29, 2018
Feeling our grief and pain, however hard it is to do, is what keeps us out of despair
In the Corners of My Home: A Reflection on a Year of Kaddish
By Ariana Katz
July 31, 2017
The holiday of Tisha B’Av, the 9th of Av, compels us to see boundaries differently—instead of separating out personal loss from communal loss ... we compact grief into one uniting experience
Out of Isolation
By Rabbi Danya Ruttenberg
July 23, 2014
"Take solace in the fact that she's in a better place now."  "Don't sit around moping after the breakup—you need to get out!" "Cheer up! It'll get better from here." "You just gotta keep busy to keep your mind off of it!" "You're doing great!" "Life goes on, you can't drop out from it forever."
Tisha b'Av and a Re-Imagined Future
July 27, 2012
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