Tisha BAv

A Letter to My Beloved on Tisha B’Av

I desperately yearn for the day we can reconcile and rebuild our home.

Searching for the Third Temple

In Israel, my 4-year-old son was on a mission to see the Temple being rebuilt. We were all surprised when he found it.

Finding the God Spot

Rebuilding the temple in Jerusalem – and within ourselves.

Editors' Blog: My Tisha B'Av Fantasy

Imagine taking Ahmadinejad to the Third Temple that just descended on Jerusalem.

To Be Holy in Our Land

After returning to Israel, why continue to mourn the destruction of the Temple?

A House Divided

God's House will be rebuilt only when each Jew truly cares and loves his or her fellow Jew.

Yearning for Redemption

Why Jews should yearn for the Messiah.

Star Trek and the Three Weeks

Losing our "mother ship," we are all vulnerable.

Reclaiming Biblical Jerusalem

The world of archeology is rocked by evidence of King David's palace unearthed in Jerusalem.

Building Your Own Temple

My 11-year-old daughter came a lot closer than most of us ever will to really understanding the true meaning of Tisha B'Av.

Return to the Palace

A love story of a People and their Land.

Why Do We Still Mourn

Why is there so much emphasis on remembering Jerusalem in our lives?

Rebuilding the Temple

We must feel the pain of exile if we have any hope of reversing it.

Stones of Wisdom

The Holy Temple's ancient stones - a pathway to wisdom - now lay in ruins.

The Lost Art of Prophecy

Prophecy ceased with the destruction of the First Temple in 586 BCE.

God's Pain Over the Destroyed Temple

Allegorical sources, not be taken literally.

Animal Offerings in Temple Times

Understanding the phenomenon in the 21st century.

Eye of the Universe

Appreciating the significance of Jerusalem's Holy Temple.

The Temple: Do We Feel The Loss?

Is our world the way we really want it to be?

A Home for the Soul

The Temple Mount arouses Jewish passions like no other issue. Here's why.

From Ruins to Hope

The renewal of the Jewish Nation in our time gives us an unprecedented chance for unity.

Warsaw Ghetto Furniture

How can we yearn to return to a place that we don't remember?

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