Video: Rav Zev Leff On Tisha B’Av

In the following video, Rav Zev Leff, rov of Moshav Matisyahu offers words of inspiration on the night of Tisha B'Av. He discusses...

Rav Brazil: A Tisha B’Av Message

By Rav Shmuel Brazil Until today I remember as a young child listening to children's rhymes and songs on one of those LP 78 vinyl...

Audio: Rav Avrohom Schorr On the Churban

The following shiur was delivered by Rav Avrohom Schorr, rov of Khal Tiferes Yaakov of Flatbush. The almost 50-minutes presentation contains thoughts on...

Unquestioned Answers: Have An Easy (and Meaningful?) Fast

By Rabbi Mordechai Kamenetzky Recently, the expression that Jews traditionally wished each other before the start of the Tisha B'Av fast was replaced by what...

An Overview of the Day of Tisha B’Av

On Tisha B'Av, five national calamities occurred:   During the time of Moshe, Jews in the desert accepted the slanderous report of the 10 Spies, and...

Parshas Devorim: Rav Chaim Kanievsky – Taking Your Shver To Court

"UShifatitem Tzedek Bein Ish U'Bein Achiv U'Bein Geiro", you shall judge righteously between a man and his brother and his Ger (Devarim 1:16). In...

Audio: Rav Reisman On Parshas Devorim

The following is a shiur delivered by Harav Yisroel Reisman, maggid shiur in Yeshiva Torah Vodaas and mara d’asra of Agudath Israel of...

Audio: Rav Mintz On Parshas Devorim

Each week, Rav Chaim Mintz, Mashgiach of the Yeshiva of Staten Island and founder and head of Oorah Kiruv Rechokim, offers, via telephone,...

Parshas Devorim: It Does Matter

By Rav Shmuel Brazil This Shabbos is the Shabbos before Tisha B'av. We always read the parsha of Devarim which commences with the rebuke and...

Parshas Devorim: Jewish Destiny

By Rabbi Avrohom Gordimer Parshas Devarim is always read on the Shabbos right before Tisha B'Av. The Biur Halacha (528:4) explains that this is purposefully...