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Man Cannot Create a Utopia

Contemporary Jewish society treats the concept of the Messiah with much apprehension. Mainstream Jewish life, it seems, has progressed beyond the belief...

Learning about Moshiach

We live in a world that has a past, a present and a future. The past is our history. We study it, we learn from it, and we use it to guide us in the...

A Taste of Moshiach

Perfect Faith... One of the most poignant Jewish proclamations has always been "I believe with perfect faith (emunah shlaima) in the coming of...

Why do we need Moshiach?

The Short Answer: The bewilderment regarding the need for Moshiach is itself the most emphatic indication of how desperately we need Moshiach. The...

Why Redemption?

Imagine that you have lived your entire life in a dark tunnel. Your parents and grandparents lived there too, and so did their parents and grandparents....

Why do we need Moshiach; can't we do it alone?

Everyone knows that Moshiach will make the world safe and peaceful. But do we need moshiach for that? Can't humanity solve its own problems? Many...

What Will Happen When Moshiach Comes?

When Moshiach comes the difficult reality of the world we know will be transformed into the serene utopia of the world the Torah envisions....

What is the Livyatan Feast?

The Livyatan Feast is mentioned many times in the Talmudic and Midrashic literature: "The Holy One, Blessed be He, will make a banquet for the...

Who is Moshiach?

Halachic Identification  Maimonides, in his Laws of Kings1 describes the defining features of Moshiach:  "If a king arises from the House of...

In the case of a soul which descended to this world more than once, in which body will it be resurrected?

A body relates only to that part of the soul which was rectified when the body was alive, and the parts of the soul which have been rectified during its...