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Tisha B’Av Webcast at Keter Torah

The annual live YUTorah Tisha B’Av webcast on Sunday, July 26th, at Keter Torah. Shacharis will begin at 8:30, and at 9:15, Rabbi Dr. Jacob J. Schacter, University Professor of Jewish History and Jewish Thought at Yeshiva University, will deliver a shiur titled “The Significance of Tisha B’Av in 2015: Seeking Meaning in Tragedy.” It will be followed by an 11 a.m. recital of kinot and discussion. Available to view online and on mobile devices at The program is sponsored by Keter Torah in appreciation of Rabbi Schacter and Yeshiva University and in commemoration of the 37th yahrzeit for Helen Friedman Kuflik, Hodel Ruchama bat Avraham Shlomo v’Etta Malka, by Shuli (Kuflik) & Avi Rockoff, (Newtonville, MA).

Congregation Bnai Yeshurun Tisha B’Av Youth Program

Congregation Bnai Yeshurun’s youth department presents a Tisha B’Av program for rising kindergarten children through 4th graders. The program will take place on Sunday July 26th, from 1:30 to 5:00 p.m., in the Bnai Yeshurun classrooms and social hall.

The program is open to Bnai Yeshurun members only, at $15 a child. There are limited spots available. The program will include arts and crafts, a magician and games and snacks. The Magic Show will begin at 4 p.m.; siblings of registered children are welcome to attend the magic show free of charge along with a supervising adult. If interested, please register online at For any questions, contact Judah at [email protected].

Polish Jewry Documentary Showing at Keter Torah

On Tisha B’Av, at 6:00 p.m., Keter Torah will present an exclusive showing of “Once Upon a Family- The Saga of Polish Jewry,” a riveting documentary produced by Project Witness. The documentary commemorates 70 years since the the destruction of Polish Jewry. To view a trailer, visit

Keter Torah Tisha B’Av Youth Camp

On Sunday July 26th, Tisha B’av Day, from 9:15 a.m. to 2:15 p.m., for children entering nursery to 5th grade, Keter Torah will be hosting a youth camp. The children will partake in various structured activities including arts and crafts, games, learning and more. Lunch and snacks will be included. Reservations are required and due to the high demand of the program, are on a first come, first serve basis. Please email [email protected] for cost information and to reserve a spot.

Visit for Free, Live-Streamed Classes

Visit this Tisha B’Av, all night and day, to receive free, live-streamed and exclusive classes by some of the worlds most dynamic Torah teachers from Israel, London, Brooklyn and Queens. Speakers include: Charlie Harary, R’ Paysach Krohn, R’ Dovid Goldwasser, R’ Yossi Mizrachi, R’ Fischel Schachter, R’ Bentzion Shafier and R’ Benzion Klatzko.

Tisha B’Av Afternoon Video Program at Rinat Yisrael

Congregation Rinat Yisrael’s Adult Education Program presents a Tisha B’Av afternoon video program on July 26, 2015, at 2:45 pm in the Rinat Social Hall. From 2:45 to 3:45 pm, the film, “The Jewish – Roman War, 66-70 CE,” will be shown, a BBC presentation dramatizing the monumental struggle between the Roman legions and the Jews, a realistic and very well presented film. From 3:45 to 4:45 pm, the film, “Shanghai Miracle,” produced by Torah Umesorah’s Zechor Yemos Olam Project, will be shown, detailing how hundreds of Yeshiva students escaped the Hitlerian onslaught in Shanghai, China and went on to help rebuild Torah across the globe. From 4:45 to 5:30, the film, “Rebuilding from the Ashes,” will be shown, a YU/OU video featuring Rabbi Dr. Jacob J. Shachter and Rabbi Shalom Rosner.

Free Live Online Broadcast at

On July 26th, 2015, join for a free, live and online interactive Kinot Program. To participate in the live online broadcast, registration is required. To register, please visit At 9:15 am Israel time, there will be an explanatory Kinot program with Rabbi Chaim Brovender, at 11:15 am Israel time there will be shiur entitled, “Growth from the Ashes” with Rabbi Yehoshua Geller, and at 6:30 pm Israel time there will be another lecture by Rabbi Geller entitled, “The Book of Eicha.” All sessions are free and open to the students and the public.

Tisha B’Av Program for Boys 8th Grade and Above at Beth Abraham

There will be a special Tisha B’Av program at Congregation Beth Abraham for boys going into eighth grade and above. Davening on Tisha B’Av morning will start at 9 am in the social hall, followed by selected kinos with introductions by Rav Tanchum Cohen, Rabbi Josh Kahn, Rabbi Aryeh Stechler and Rabbi Eli Cohn. Davening will end approximately 11:30. Contact Jonathan Landa at [email protected] with any questions.

Young Israel of Teaneck Tisha B’Av Video Screening

On Sunday, July 26th, at 2:30 pm and 6:30 pm, the Young Israel of Teaneck will be showing the Orthodox Union and Yeshiva University’s 5775 Tisha B’Av Video Presentation “Rebuilding from the Ashes,” featuring Rabbi Shalom Rosner and Rabbi Jacob J. Schachter.


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