Tisha b’Av is universally recognized as the saddest day in the Jewish calendar, mostly because of the destruction of both Battei Mikdash on that day.
Rabbi Akivah laughed when he saw the destruction, the Gemara explains why, but does the answer seem — at face value — to fall short?
In this engaging 2 minute video, My Judaism distills a powerful message of chassidus about the hidden joy in Tish b’Av.
VIDEO: (Contains music. a Rov was consulted)