Returning to Zion, Traditions and Teachings, The Second Temple
By using computer models, experts can simulate what Jerusalem looked like during the era of the Second Temple. Experience the joy and feeling of holiness the people living 20 centuries ago must have felt as they came to the Temple to worship as you watch this brief video: Returning to Zion.
Learn more about fasting during the holiday of Tisha B'Av
from this chapter of Rabbi Yechiel Eckstein's book, How Firm a Foundation
(the Fast of the Ninth of Av
) is a day of mourning to commemorate the many tragedies that have befallen the Jewish people, many of which have occurred on the ninth day of the Jewish month of Av. Read this brief overview to learn more.