Tzom Gedalia: Responding to a Political Assassination with Rabbi Gideon Sylvester
The assassination of Gedalia, governor of the Land of Israel after the destruction of the First Temple, sent shock waves throughout the Jewish world. We still fast on the day after Rosh Hashanah to commemorate this shocking event. Rabbi Sylvester provides Biblical background and teachings from the Talmud to help us understand this event and why it remains relevant.
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