Why You Should Read The ‘Book of Lamentations’ In 2020

Why You Should Read The ‘Book of Lamentations’ In 2020

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Every year on this day, Jews from all over the world commemorate the destruction of the Hebrew Temple in Jerusalem. They don’t eat or drink for 25 hours, and among other customs, they read aloud the Book of Lamentations. In 586 BCE Lamentations was written by the Jewish prophet, Jeremiah. It is a deeply sad account of the fall of Jerusalem, from the perspective of a man who loved the city more than anyone else. I would argue that although Lamentations is thousands of years old, it is a text that is worth reading in 2020. Here’s why: 1. It …

Dog Caught Destroying Book about…Dog Training

Dog Caught Destroying Book about…Dog Training

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Life’s not without a sense of irony it seems. YouTube user Eldermisanthropy22 came home after a long day at school to find his copy of Guide to a Well-Behaved Dog torn up and strewn across the floor. The culprit? His new dog, who seems to be more ill-behaved than well-behaved.   [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jeCLih2FTCo&w=791&h=498]   According to Eldermisanthropy22, his dog was not too excited about being cooped up all day without a trip to the park. But don’t worry! In the description to the video, he writes that they went “straight to the park to play and get some wiggles out.” How cute! Well, maybe …