11 Tisha B’Av Calamities

The culmination of the Three Weeks, an annual time of mourning the destruction of The Beis HaMikdash (Holy Temple) is Tisha b’Av. It is the saddest day of the Jewish year and the most calamitous in our history. So great was our pain on this day as a nation, that each year we commemorate it […]

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How Do We Not Lose Hope That Moshiach Hasn’t Come Yet?

Dear Jew in the City- Moshiach hasn’t come for thousands of Tisha b’Avs so far. How do we not lose hope? Thanks, CM Dear CM- Thanks for your question. I think you’ve hit the nail on the head. Before I explain what I mean by that, a quick refresher on moshiach, culled from the Rambam’s […]

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Does Coronavirus Mean We’re in the End of Days?

Dear JITC- Does Coronavirus mean we’re in the end of days? People I know say this is the end and either Moshiach or the war of Gog and Magog is imminent. Thanks, Joe Dear Joe- I’m sorry but this question made me shake my head a little because of the things people are telling you. […]

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When Moshiach Comes, Will Bacon and Pork Be Kosher?

Dear Jew in the City- I heard that when Moshiach comes, bacon and pork will be kosher. Is this true? Sincerely, MM Dear MM- Thanks for your question. Long story short, no. Now, short story long. I know exactly what you’re talking about and I’ll explain it. The first thing you need to know is […]

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