Complete Hebrew Tisha B'Av Service with English Commentary
קינות מסורת הרב
A Commentary of the Teachings of Rabbi Joseph B. Soloveitchik
• Eicha/איכה • Kinot/קינות • Tefilot/תפילות for Tisha B'Av
The Lookstein Edition
On the cover: זכור ה' מה היה לנו
The Koren Masorat HaRav Kinot provides the complete Tisha B'Av Service and an exceptional commentary by seminal scholar and leader, The Rav, Rabbi Joseph B. Soloveitchik. Rabbi Soloveitchik's towering intellect shines through the commentary, which is based upon transcripts of his learning sessions. His exceptional insights and analyses of the themes and contemporary significance of Tisha B'Av are complemented by a new English translation of Kinot by Rabbi Tzvi Hersh Weinreb and Binyamin Shalom and an eloquent English translation of the tefilla by Rabbi Sir Jonathan Sacks. Edited by Rabbi Simon Posner; co-published by the Orthodox Union's OU Press and and Koren Publishers Jerusalem.
- Hundreds of insights collected from the Rav's writings, recorded lectures and students' notes, some appearing in print here for the first time.
- Rabbi Tzvi Hersh Weinreb's exquisite new translation of Kinot and Rabbi Jonathan Sacks' acclaimed translation of the Siddur
- Synopses of Rabbi Soloveitchik's lectures on the halakhic themes of Tisha B'Av
- Koren's clear and aesthetically pleasing fonts and intuitive layout
- Explanations of the laws of the Three Weeks, Nine Days and Tisha B'Av