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Fast of the 17th of Tammuz

Fast of the 17th of Tammuz

[Print] Forbidden & Permissible actions during "the 3 weeks"

[Print] Forbidden & Permissible actions during "the 3 weeks"

Friday August 2nd, 2019

Our Sages have established a mourning period every year from the 17th of Tammuz to the 9th of Av. We commemorate the loss of the Beit HaMikdash. The Torah-Box team...

Mourning During the 3 weeks: Halachot and Traditions

Mourning During the 3 weeks: Halachot and Traditions

Fast of the 9th of Av - Yonathan BENDENNOUNE

We have officially entered the mourning period called “Bein Hametzarim”. The three weeks between the 17th  Tammuz  and the 9th of Av are considered...

The Three Weeks - Going Beyond The Letter of the Law

The Three Weeks - Going Beyond The Letter of the Law

Rabbi Yehonasan GEFEN

The Gemara tells us that the Beis HaMikdash was destroyed because people were makpid on each other and treated them according to the strict letter of the law[1]. ...

Fast of the17th of Tammuz: Customs and Laws

Fast of the17th of Tammuz: Customs and Laws

Halacha Time Class - Sunday July 21th, 2019 (length: 4 minutes) given by Rav Gabi KRUSKAL.

17th of Tammuz: Burning Our Insides

17th of Tammuz: Burning Our Insides

15-minute video class given by Rav Pesach SIEGEL.

Fasting on Shiva Asar B'Tammuz

Fasting on Shiva Asar B'Tammuz

Rabbi Yehonasan GEFEN

The fast of shiva asar b'Tammuz begins the mourning period known as the 'Three Weeks'.  On this day, the walls of Jerusalem were broken down, and three weeks later,...

Can One Really Cry Over the Destruction of the Temple?

Can One Really Cry Over the Destruction of the Temple?

Tuesday July 16th, 2019

The month of Av is here. The three-week period between the 17th of Tammuz and the 9th of Av has begun. The fast of the 9th of Av, when we sit together in houses of...

The History of 17th Tammuz

The History of 17th Tammuz

13-minute video class given by Rav Avi GROSSMAN.

17th of Tammuz-5 Tragic Events that Befell the Jewish People

17th of Tammuz-5 Tragic Events that Befell the Jewish People

Monday July 15th, 2019

Our Sages teach us that five tragic events occurred on the 17th of Tammuz:

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