Related Blog Posts on Tishah B'Av

Why We Need a “Spiritual Co-conspiratorship” for Justice

Yolanda Savage-Narva
July 12, 2021
During the 2020 uprising for Black lives, Yehudah was the lead organizer of the 40 Days of Teshuvah action that created a space of mourning the destruction of Black communities and crying out to the Heavens for spiritual co-conspiratorship in the fight for racial justice.

From Pain to Purpose: Mourning for the Earth on Tishah B’Av

Courtney Cooperman
July 6, 2021
On Tishah B’Av, as we grieve for the Earth and the countless lives lost to climate change, we must also harness our power to limit the scale of future tragedy. Even as we feel the effects of climate change in our daily lives, we still have the chance to stave off worst-case scenarios.

All of Life's Ninths of Av

Rabbi Billy Dreskin
July 19, 2018

I have a story to tell you. It’s about a tiny bird. But I’ll come back to that.

Tishah B’Av has been set aside as a day for the Jewish community to remember the destruction of the Jerusalem Temple two thousand years ago.