Wednesday, 13 August 2008

Haveil Havalim #177 - Tisha B'Av Edition by Simply Jews

This is a result of another mental meltdown. That or I am getting addicted to HH hosting as a form of... doesn't matter.

In place of introduction: no post with BO was accepted. With one exception. Please be civil about it.

So let's go!

Tisha B'Av

A reminder from Dzeni.

The text at the back of the image is a translation of the book of Lamentations. This book is traditionally read in shul on Tisha B'Av.

On this occasion, shouldn't we all be reminded again of the need for unity - the lack of which caused some of the events we think about during this day?

Poetry at the time of mourning.

So, will we ever learn the lessons of this day? I am not too sure.

Oy vey Israel.

We are definitely a nation blessed (oh well) by abundance of prophets. Here is more about prophets and losses.

Touring the past in our country is never a way to forget the present. And what would we be without our memories? She lives davka in Shiloh, she invites women there for prayer, and she is not Elkana. Well, maybe a virtual one. Er... why invite women only?

Our neighbors on the west side are busy teaching their children to hate, and our northern neighbors are going to ratify the next war. Quite a sad situation. More in this moving er... movie by colleague Elder.

On the trivial and gray mentality of a murderer.

Continued here.

Norm blog profile of
Snoopy The Goon

No comments: