Av 5, 5774
Passing of "Ari"
Rabbi Isaac Luria Ashkenazi, known as Ari HaKadosh ("The Holy Lion")...
Laws and Customs
Alot Hashachar (dawn)
Earliest Tallit and Tefillin
Netz Hachamah (sunrise)
Tzeit Hakochovim (nightfall)
Heightened mourning, uplifting visions and rejoicing with mitzvot
Although their mourning was prompted by a conquest, it was not Napoleon’s victory that they were lamenting
Based on the teachings of the Lubavitcher Rebbe
Each of the vessels of the Temple served as an expression of G‑d’s relationship with the world
By Ester Shurpin