by Aish.com staff
In June 1967, Jews from all over the World were electrified that the Wall was once again in our hands.
by Rabbi Shraga Simmons
What we see today is only a small portion of the actual Wall.
by Yisrael Rutman
The Holy Temple's ancient stones - a pathway to wisdom - now lay in ruins.
by Zev Roth
Feeling a personal loss helps us understand the loss of the Temple in Jerusalem.
by Am Echad Resources
Do we really need a new Holocaust every few generations in order to remember? We already have a day: Tisha B'Av.
The Jewish People are handicapped if even one Jew has fallen away from our people.
The story that destroyed the Holy Temple.
Overview and laws of the period leading up to Tisha B'Av.
Prophecy ceased with the destruction of the First Temple in 586 BCE.
Do we appreciate the loss of the Temple to the extent that it brings us to tears?
The Ninth of Av of the year 1492 was the date designated for all Jews of Spain to leave.
If there is no Temple, how do we achieve atonement?
Allegorical sources, not be taken literally.
Understanding the phenomenon in the 21st century.
Appreciating the significance of Jerusalem's Holy Temple.
Is our world the way we really want it to be?
The Wall did not always look like it does today.
The Western Wall is at the root of the Jewish nation.
by Rabbi Avi Shafran
With the recent assault against the Jewish people and Jewish history, Tisha B'Av takes on a special poignancy this year.
by Rabbi Nechemia Coopersmith
Jewish philosophical approaches to one of life's fundamental questions.
by Rebbetzin Tziporah Heller
We avoid pictures from the Holocaust because we don't want to cry. But only tears open all the gates of heaven.
by Rabbi Ahron Lopiansky
The Temple Mount arouses Jewish passions like no other issue. Here's why.
For millennium of exile, Jews always turned toward Jerusalem. What memory were they eager to preserve?
by Rabbi Noson Weisz
The renewal of the Jewish Nation in our time gives us an unprecedented chance for unity.
It's a dynamic that transcends generations: Tisha B'Av and the future of Jerusalem are inextricably linked.
On the 9th of Av we can understand the source of the senseless hatred that caused the destruction of the Temple in Jerusalem and dedicate ourselves to "senseless love."
by Elie Wiesel
Peace is the noblest of aspirations, but can one always say, "Peace at any price"?
by Dov Moshe Lipman
A timely Tisha B'Av message from the 1980 U.S. Olympic hockey team.
by Debbie Gutfreund
How can we yearn to return to a place that we don't remember?
by Bassi Gruen
When was the last time we begged our Father to bring us back home?
by Shalom Schwartz
Being in Jerusalem is the fulfillment of the hopes and prayers of millions of Jews over the generations.
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