Holiday Teachings Video Series
Hanukkah teaches us how to survive exile and how to accomplish the purpose of it. And that brings us to the paradox of “isolation and integration,” a Hanukka Dilemma.
On Tisha B’Av we mourn the loss of our House of Holy Presence (aka Bet HaMikdash), the heart of our people, that turns us from a throng into a higher order unity called Kenesset Yisrael, a synonymous term for Shekhina. Without our holy hub it is hard to contain the ricochet of our clashing extremes that produce the causeless hatred that prevents our inner peace. But what is it, really, that we are missing? It is probably not what most assume.
PDF Document of script and sources for this Illustrated Video Teaching: TishaBAv_video.script.pdf