3 Weeks/Tisha B’Av

To Transform the Breaking of the Wall

The Babylonian Talmud says that the walls of Jerusalem were broken by the Babylonians on 9 Tammuz while the Jerusalem Talmud says it happened on 17 Tammuz. How do we reconcile these two accounts?

What is the "Butterfly Effect" or the "Alternate Timeline Theory"? Is there a concept in Torah that historical events have the potential to go in two very different directions?

How should we view seemingly negative events in our lives?

Based on Sichos Kodesh 5741, vol. 4, pp. 175-7.


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