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Lessons from a prophet on Tisha b’Av

Tisha b’Av/Parashat Devarim (Deuteronomy 1:1-3:22)

URL: http://www.jewishjournal.com/torah_portion/article/lessons_from_a_prophet_on_tisha_bav_20120725

A man visiting from Manhattan introduced himself after finishing a Shabbat afternoon class in Jewish ethics and told me the following story: In the early years of Lincoln Square Synagogue, when Rabbi Shlomo Riskin was the rabbi, he always wanted a certain leading member to serve as cantor for Neilah on Yom Kippur.

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