Rabbi Mordechai Becher’s VLog – The Jews are Sitting Shiva – Tisha B’Av 5779

The Jews have never accepted the fact that the Temples were destroyed; they never accepted the fact that they were exiled from their land and in fact are still in exile. That is why the Jews are still in mourning – still sitting shiva – because we refuse to accept the situation; because we refuse…

Rabbi Mordechai Becher’s VLog – I’m A Believer, Yes I Am…- Parshat Matot/Masei 5779

On the first Tisha B’Av, the Jews in the desert did not believe in themselves. Rabbi Mordechai Becher says we will reach the time of Redemption when the Jews believe in themselves as much as G-d Himself believes in us! View this video directly on Vimeo.

The Three Weeks

The Three Weeks

The Seventeenth of Tammuz (in 2016 this falls on July 23) begins a three week period of mourning that culminated with Tisha B’Av, the Ninth of Av.  The Mishnah states: Five things happened to our ancestors on the 17th of Tammuz — The First Tablets were broken, the daily offering ceased, the walls of Jerusalem…