Saturday, August 2, 2008

Churban [destruction] old and new


On why we continue to mourn for the Beit haMikdash, even though it was destroyed so long ago:

"If the Beit haMikdash is not re-built in any given generation, it is considered as though they had destroyed it anew."

(Talmud Yerushalmi Yoma 1:1)

Be well,

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