The Three Weeks, Tisha B'av

Holiday of Distance

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This video is class 17 of 37 in the series Jerusalem, Echoes of Lament: Tisha B'Av and the Three Weeks.

In this Torah shiur (class) on Tisha B’av, Mrs. Shira Smiles speaks about accessing the aveilut of the churban, when we are so distant from the reality of it. Mrs. Smiles also examines why the keruvim (the angelic figures above the aron) were facing eachother when the Beit Hamikdash was destroyed, when we know that keruvim faced each other when the Jewish People were doing Hashem’s will.