By Rabbi Yechiel Spero (Author)

Touched By Their Tears - A Kinnos Companion - Elman Edition

The soul of Tishah B'Av through stories and reflections
By Rabbi Yechiel Spero (Author)

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Our Sages tell us that those who sincerely mourn the Destruction will merit seeing the Temple rebuilt. How can we ensure that we are part of that special group?

During the Three Weeks and, especially, on Tishah B'Av, we mourn the destruction of the Beis HaMikdash, the Holy Temple of Jerusalem. Yet how many of us do this by rote, without truly feeling the pain? How can we tap into a true well of emotion for an event that took place thousands of years ago? And how can we use that mourning as an impetus to becoming better Jews?

In this fascinating and much-needed book, bestselling author Rabbi Yechiel Spero helps us understand the Temple's Destruction, and the proper Jewish response to it. Most of the Kinnos, the Lamentations traditionally said on Tishah B'Av, are explained and their message is illustrated by powerful true stories that bring them to vivid life. In Touched by Their Tears we learn how to mourn - and we learn how to hope.

In his bestselling Touched by a Story series, Rabbi Spero taught us the power of a great story. In Touched by a Prayer, he taught us the power of our tefillos. Now, in this unique book, he teaches us the power of our own tears. It is a lesson that will change the way we live, on Tishah B'Av and throughout the year.

Product Details

Catalog # TBTH
ISBN-10 : 1422609049
ISBN # : 9781422609040
Format : Hardcover
Pages : 295
Dimensions : 6 x 9 x 0.813 inches
Weight: 1.4 LBS
Published By : ArtScroll Mesorah Publications
Release Date : 06/22/2009
Size : Standard
Language: English
This book has 8 sample pages. See all pages

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