“We are orphans without a father.” 1)Rabbi Berachiah said in the name of Levi, “You cried that you have no father, I swear by your lives that your redeemer from Media, Esther, will have, “For she had neither mother nor father.”
Transcribed by Daniel Goldman: You can be angry, just to get angry, or you can be angry because of a pattern in a relationship. So there is a difference between someone insulting me and someone preventing me from accomplishing
The Foundation Stone has a complete commentary on the Kinot on our website and Blog – Click on the Kinot Tab on the bottom right. However, not all essays on Kinot are listed as such. Below are essays pertinent to Kinot:
"Would that my head were water, and my eyes a fountain of tears." Rav Yaakov Weidenfeld of Tchebin's one volume of responsa, entitled Kochav MiYaakov, was a mere fraction of the thousands of responsa that he wrote, but which
"The tongues of infants, stuck to their palates, parched with thirst." Long, long ago, a lone traveler set out to cross the Sahara Desert, heading north from Timbuktu. Days passed and he made steady progress on the road to Marrakesh.
"How they have hurled My glorious crown from My Head." On a certain island in the sea there lived a great sage, highly skilled in creating all manner of wonderful things. At first, the Sage lived alone on his island, content to enjoy