Tag: Tisha B’Av

  • Resolving global conflict, one workplace drama at a time.

    Resolving global conflict, one workplace drama at a time.

    How can we turn the experience of workplace conflict into a productive part of our personal, communal, religious and national selves?

  • A 2-year-old’s perspective on Tisha B’Av

    “Did you make this Beit HaMikdash today?” “Yeah.” “Is it burning, is there so much fire?” “Yeah… …fireman come… put water… pssssshhhhhhhhh…” Perhaps my 2-year-old has more wisdom about the Messiah than any of us could dream of, or she has a vast knowledge of history and the fire fighting capabilities of warring nations, but really, […]

  • Fanning hatred on the 9th of Av.

    Can someone explain to me how publishing an article about which Israeli demographic hates which other Israeli demographic is supposed to be appropriate for Tisha B’Av? Why so negative, Ynet? Why stir the pot of hatred and conflict and darkness? As a Jew who studied for years and years about Jewish history, as a student […]

  • And on the 7th day…

    It’s been a long, meatless week. We are coming to the end of the ‘Nine Days’, the mournful count between Rosh Chodesh Av to the Ninth of Av, or as it is (affectionately?) known as Tisha B’Av. During the Nine Days, we refrain from meat, wine, fancy entertainment. You know the drill. I’m tired of […]

  • Jewish news for womyn-folk.

    Just found three headlines from the last couple days that I thought I’d share. Consider it a little taste of news in the womyn’s world. Rabbi Metzger: Married women should give up maiden name “Advice to women from the chief rabbi: Married women should give up their maiden name, Chief Ashkenazi Rabbi Yona Metzger told […]