Rabbi Sari Laufer

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I Am the Egg (Wo)Man: Reflections on Rosh Chodesh Av & Tisha B'Av

by Rabbi Sari Laufer

As a Reform Jew, I have long struggled with the meaning and ritual of Tisha B’Av. I have learned and studied over the years; this week at the Hartman Institute, we wrestled with the notions of and texts on communal mourning. I do not wish to see the Temple rebuilt speedily in my day, and so what do I do with this holiday?

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