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The Fall of the Temple - the Fall of Mankind-Nachamu ,Nachamu Ami- And They are Your Inheritance

איכה ישבה בדד    איכה אשא לבדי   איכה

נחמו נחמו עמי    

והיח עקב תשׁמעון   והם עםך ונחלתך

*Note,we started to write before shabbas, erev Tisha b'Av but couldn't finish in time

               Erev Shabbas Chazon ,Tisha b'Av ,nidcha, is perhaps not the best time to write an inaugural blog post after a long hiatus.But erev Shabbas is a time to be involved with the sedra and to 'live with the parsha'. If I write just for myself ,that is also ok.

              The NeTziv writes in a few places  that golus is something  מאוד נעלה  - something very high .Through the process of golus ,we become  a 'Light unto the Nations,' which is our raison d^etre.And we have seen continually through all the generations ; with all the horrors we've suffered from the savages  who have continually tried to destroy us,that they (that is;those who were left as one after the other our enemies disappeared from history) ended up, with inspiration, trying to emulate us. 

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