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At the center of Tisha B'Av
is the Temple. This was more than just a place of worship for the Jewish people – it was the very center of their lives, their faith, and their relationship with God. Learn more about the Temple in this bulletin.
Learn more about fasting during the holiday of Tisha B'Av
from this chapter of Rabbi Yechiel Eckstein's book, How Firm a Foundation
Watch as Rabbi Eckstein teaches about the practice of sacrifices from the time of the Holy Temple in Jerusalem and explores how the principles behind these ancient rituals are still relevant today. Visit the Western Wall—the holiest site to the Jewish faith and the only remaining portion of the Temple still standing today.
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.
Holy Land Moments
Listen to Yael Eckstein as she talks about the history of one of the most solemn days in the Jewish calendar.
As Jews around the world mark this most solemn day on the Jewish calendar, use our devotional guide to learn the deeper lessons from this most somber occasion.
Learn about the lessons of the Holocaust and anti-Semitism in our free booklet, Never Forget/Never Again.
Find out more about the significance of the biblical color, techelet
, and how that relates to Israel's flag today by watching this short video.
In the late nineteenth century, the Hebrew language existed only in biblical literature. But, as Rabbi Eckstein explains in this brief video, an extraordinary man recognized that Jews coming home to Israel from around the world needed a common language to unite them - and so began the re-birth of Hebrew as the living tongue of modern Israel.
In this short video, Rabbi Yechiel Eckstein gives a brief history of Zionism, with the return of Jewish exiles "from the four corners of the earth," and explains why the biblical heritage of the Jewish people is centered in Jerusalem – where the covenant between God and Israel was first established.
Listen as Rabbi Yechiel Eckstein talks about Theodor Herzl, an Austrian journalist, who predicted the birth of the Jewish states nearly 50 years before it happened.
Immediately after Israel was declared a state, her Arab neighbors attacked from all directions. Listen to Rabbi Yechiel Ecsktein explain what happened next as he continues to talk about Israel's fight to be a nation.
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