3 years ago • Jul 16, 2021

You Don’t Have to Do This Alone

Rabbi David Kasher

Shabbat Devarim 5781 Sermon. This Shabbat comes a day before the greatest day of mourning in the Jewish calendar year, Tisha B’av, on which we read the book of Lamentations. That’s what we call it in English, anyway. But in Hebrew, the book is simply called Eikha, or “How?” To understand the full meaning of this existential question, we have to go back to the first time it was asked.