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tisha b'av 5782 at torat emet

Our complete guidelines to the Three Weeks and Tisha B'Av can be accessed by clicking here, in our Weekly Emes, and on the PR table outside the Sanctuary.

click here for a printable Tisha B'Av schedule

Eichah Zoom Info:
Meeting ID: 819 1513 3687
Passcode: 055700


RZA Mizrachi Tisha B'Av Resources

Kinot on Location
Kinot commentaries at the sites where tragedies
occurred, across Israel and around the world

Reflections on Jewish Unity

A collection of relevant lessons to be learned on
Ahavat Chinamfrom the wisdom of Rabbi Sacks zt”l

Online Eicha Reading

Megillat Eicha reading by Rabbinic leaders in Israel and around the world  

YUTorah Online Live Tisha B'Av Webcast

Mourning for Jerusalem in 2022

OU and Torah Initiatives for Tisha b'Av Kinot

Strengthen your Tisha b’Av spiritually on Sunday, August 7, with kinot webcasts from Rabbi Moshe Hauer, Rabbi Dr. Tzvi Hersh Weinreb, Rabbi Steven Weil and Rabbi Azarya Berzon. Stream live or watch on demand all day. ASL translations will be available for Rabbi Hauer and Rabbi Weinreb’s presentations.

thank you to our community kiddush luncheon sponsors

B'tayavon Sponsors
Sara and Alan Shatz

in memory of beloved parents, Ettagail and Jack Shatz

Shmorg Sponsors
Lisa and David Eckmann,
Naomi Myers
in memory of Dr. Umi Neuman

Fress Sponsors
Jamie and Avi Bindell
Robin and Larry Garvin
Sima Gellman and Fred Needham
Justin Pinsker and Talia Rozenbojm
Ellie and Daniel Rosenberg
Miriam and Oded Shenkar
in honor of Riki and all the other new young professionals
Tobi & Jeff Siegel

Nosh Sponsors
Ingrid and Jeff Epstein
Janice and Rabbi Joel Epstein 
in honor of grandsons with August birthdays: Aaron Epstein, Shlomo Epstein,and Shalom Barth
Sara Libby and Rabbi Shaul Epstein 
in honor of our wedding anniversary
Samone and Mark Fischer 
in memory of Dr. Umi Neuman
Terry and David Goldmeier 
in memory of Rabbi Neumans father Umi Neuman
Helene Cweren and Paul Goldstein
Laurie and Michael Levison 
in honor of our children and grandchildren
Julia Modes
Anne and Marc Neiwirth
Cig and Skip Parks
Eran Rosenberg
in honor of all my friends at Congregation Torat Emet
Richard Rosenberg 
in honor of Avigayil Rosenberg and Yehuda, Estie, and Atara Rosenberg
Anne and Steve Shulman
Nancy and Ken Supowit 

in honor of August birthdays
Marlene and Stuart Weltz
Margot and Sid Zack
Sheila and Rick Zwelling

torat emet minyanim

Service Times

Shabbat Schedule

7:00 AM   Shacharit
6:55 PM    Mincha/Maariv
7:15 PM    Early Candle Lighting

Shabbat - Erev Tisha B'Av

*Please note special schedule
9:00 AM   Birchat HaTorah
9:15 AM   Shiur
10:00 AM Shacharit  (kriat shema 10:05am)
12:30 PM Community Kiddush Luncheon
2:15 PM   Early Mincha - There will not be a late mincha or seudah shlisheet in Shul.  Be sure to eat a substantive seudah shlisheet at home and hydrate well before the fast. You must finish eating before 8:40pm. 
8:40 PM   Fast Begins
9:25 PM   Shabbat Ends*
*one should recite Baruch ha-mavdil bein kodesh le-chol  – ברוך המבדיל בין קודש לחול   One should change out of their leather shoes immediately and then drive to shul for maariv and Eicha

9:45 PM   Maariv followed by Eichah*
*Eichah will be zoomed, click
 HERE to join the zoom
Meeting ID: 819 1513 3687
Passcode: 055700



Weekday Schedule

Sunday - Tisha B'Av
9:00 AM   Shacharit with Kinot
11:30 AM Shiur by Rabbi Neuman
12:30 PM See links at the top of our homepage for several online learning options for you to follow at home on your computer or other devices
1:37 PM   Chatzot (midday)
2:30 PM   Early Mincha
5:15 PM   Film (Social Hall) - Defiance in memory of Irv Szames
7:00 PM   Shiur by Rabbi Zack
8:05 PM   Mincha / Maariv
9:23 PM   Fast Ends

7:00 AM    Monday-Friday

6:50 PM    Monday-

torat emet classes

The Jewish community has thrived for millenia on its intimacy and close connections. While we will be physically distanced for the foreseeable future, we will strive to maintain our emotional and spiritual bonds during this time. Below you will find links to join classes with Rabbi Neuman and Rabbi Neuman's Podcast on Minor Biblical Characters. May our learning and prayer help bring us back together soon. 

***All class titles listed below are clickable links to join the specified Zoom session***


Kuzari: Sarne Edition with Rabbi Neuman
Tuesday & Thursday 
at 12:30PM

Contemporary Halacha with Rabbi Neuman
Tuesday Nights at 8:30PM

The Characters You Do Not Know with Rabbi Neuman 
 Now available HERE on Apple Podcast! 
(Alternatively you can use Spotify or Anchor to listen)


Todah Rabah!

What an amazing and successful Main Event we had Wednesday night!!
We had a blast with the Felix and Fingers Dueling Pianos and Robbie Flair, and ate incredibly well with food from Catering by Chani.
 Thank you dearly to our Main Event Planning Committee and all of our volunteers and staff, we couldn't have pulled this off without you!

Main Event Committee
Co-Chairs: Terri Barnett, Ariella Nutis and Meredith Weprin
Committee Members: Michael Broidy, Meagan Buren, Lisa Eckmann, Ingrid Epstein, Sima Gellman, Matan Gutwaks, Betsey Lane, and Margot & Sid Zack

Susie & Stu Appelbaum, Monica Calabrese, Terry Goldmeier, Sara Shatz, Miriam Shenkar, Anne Shulman, and Sally Wachter

Our incredibly hard working staff
Ezequiel Flores, Wendy & Jorge Flores, Gloria Zepeda, and Stephanie Zepeda

Special thanks to Michael Broidy for his incredible fundraising that helps keep this vibrant community going!

Click here to see our sponsors!

Pictures coming Soon!


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Then join the T.E.amwork WhatsApp already! To join please contact Rabbi Neuman at

Have meaningful and uplifting social and informational conversations (no politics allowed) with your Torat Emet friends.  We look forward to hearing from you.

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We are the largest Modern Orthodox shul in Columbus, located in the center of the Jewish community, offering daily minyan and weekly classes.  We cultivate relationships with God and with each other, striving for spiritual and moral growth. Please join our community for visits, services and events.

Calendar Corner

  • Community Kiddush Luncheon -- August 6th
  • Tisha B'Av -- August 6th-7th
  • Kiddush Luncheon sponsored by Tobi and Jeff Siegel -- August 20th
  • Rosh Chodesh Elul -- August 27th-28th
  • Kiddush Luncheon sponsored by Marlene and Stuart Weltz -- August 27th
  • Unveiling for Harriet Weinberg -- August 28th
Tue, August 9 2022 12 Av 5782