Resources to guide inquiry, text study and conversations in honor of the Jewish People's communal day of mourning, Tisha B'Av. 

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3 activities designed for camp and camp-like settings.

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Reconstructing Judaism logo

Resources include historical and contemporary overviews, reflections, and Divrei Torah from the Reconstructionist movement.

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T'ruah: The Rabbinic Call for Human Rights logo

A large collection of Tisha B'Av related resources centered around Social Justice.

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Tisha B'Av 101 - Why is this the Saddest Day of the Year?

Everything that you ever wanted to know about Tisha B'Av

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Burning candle

An eclectic collection for Parents from Between Carpools.

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AJWS - American Jewish World Service

Resources include readings, text studies, and commentaries, all on social justice themes.

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An advisors' guide from NCSY with resources, articles, videos, activities, and Jewish law.

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Tisha B'Av with the National Library of Israel

Rare Tisha B'Av resources for Jewish Studies teachers, Jewish History teachers, Art teachers...and families.

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A Gallery of Ideas for Tisha B'Av

A combination of powerful images by Zion Ozeri and questions to spark meaningful conversations.

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Beyond Baseless Hatred: Kamtza and Bar Kamtza

An in-depth look at the classic Tisha B’Av story

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The Three Weeks and the Nine Days: A Reading List

A collection of traditional sources relating to the period of time from 17 Tamuz - 9 Av

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Tisha B'Av Resources

Lesson plans, videos, and articles created by The Lookstein Center staff or contributed by Jewish educators

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Tisha B'Av Resources Image

A downloadable Toolkit from our content partners at Jewish Interactive.

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The opening screen for a BimBam video for children on Tisha b"Av

Two videos from BimBam's new home at Reform Judaism.

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The Western wall during prayer at night

A Podcast and article about Tisha B'Av in our modern context.

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Use the ideas and practices of Tisha B'av to learn how to connect with others.

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Two images and one lesson plan for teaching the customs of Tisha B'Av.

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A special learning guide exploring rules for mourning and midrashim about the destruction of the 1st and 2nd Temples.

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