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Wednesday, 16 Sivan, 5779
  |  June 19, 2019

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    With no learning allowed on Tisha B'Av, bochur Uriel Rosenbaum spent the day repainting the 'Kosel Ma'aravi' display from the Tzivos Hashem traveling workshops. More

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    Torah learning *is* allowed on Tisha B'Av
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    Torah learning *is* allowed on Tisha B'Av

    Please note that the caption, “With no learning allowed on Tisha B’Av” is false and misleading. Shulchan Aruch and its commentaries up to and including the Rebbe outline those parts of Torah which are permissible to study on Tisha B’Av. “Ki hem chayenu” and we would not stop living or learning for even a single day.

    So nice
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    So nice

    Where is this display?

    Interesting Halacha...
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    Interesting Halacha...

    Funny, I spent more time learning on Tisha B’Av than most other days! Work is not allowed so I have a whole day to focus on learning, as did many if not most of my friends.

    Painting the Kosel for shlichus purposes is avoidas hakoidesh in itself.

    By the way, always nice to see talented bochurim/yungerleit using their kishroinos for the good. Keep up the good work.

    Tisha B'Av fasting....
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    Tisha B'Av fasting....

    Considering that you can only learn either about mourning or about the Beis Hamikdosh, what this bochur is doing is not far off. This backdrop is displayed at fairs and events throughout the summer and really draws a crowd. People congregate and talk about when they were last in Jerusalem and take selfies in front of the wall. It’s a perfect opportunity for a tefillin moment, to write a letter to G-d as people do at the Kosel, or just to remember. Preparing something that is so effective in drawing people to think about the Beis Hamikdosh is definitely a… Read more »

    Amazing Talent!
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    Amazing Talent!

    Uriel, this is amazing!!!

    אוריאל
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    אוריאל

    אחד הכשרונות הגדולים שיש

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    It’s at Tzivos Hashem Crafts Workshops at 332 Kingston Ave. That’s where all the workshops are launched from.

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