What’s in a Date? On the Meaning of Tisha B’Av

Sarit Kattan Gribetz Moment, July 28, 2020 “The passage in the Mishnah concludes by noting that “when one enters [the month of] Av, one ought to decrease one’s joy.” This final statement suggests that while the ninth of Av is a particularly sad day, the entire season is one of mourning and reflecting on past … Continue reading What’s in a Date? On the Meaning of Tisha B’Av