Turning Destruction Into Growth by: Rabbi Shimshon Dovid Pincus With his characteristic brilliance and fervor, Rav Shimshon Dovid Pincus provides a unique and proper approach to this auspicious time. He adds new dimensions to our understanding of the Beis HaMikdash and our mourning over it; shows us how to transform the negative into a positive force for personal growth; and offers practical advice on how to make this time more meaningful and enriching. Moadei Hashanah: The Three Weeks and Tisha B'Av is the eighth sefer from Rav Shimshon Dovid Pincus zt"l to appear in English. It is part of the enormously popular Hebrew Sichos series, read by thousands of people across the world. Rav Pincus, venerated Rosh Yehsiva, beloved Rav of Ofakim, and worldwide lecturer, spoke passionately concerning the Three Weeks and Tishah b'Av and the proper way to approach them. These lectures are transcribed in this powerful work. Rav Pincus shows us how to appreciate the destruction of the Beis HaMikdash and our mourning over it. He teaches how to transform the negative into a powerful force for our positive growth, rejuvenating our very Jewishness. And he offers practical advice on how to make this time of mourning into a meaningful and enriching experience. Moadei Hashanah: The Three Weeks and Tisha B'Av enriches and adds new dimensions to the way we experience the Three Weeks and Tisha B'av. Rav Pincus' depth, relevance, and wit as expressed in this book are sure to inspire each person and raise him to a new level of appreciation for the Beis HaMikdash and Yerushalayim.