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The World To Come: A Preview

Finding a spouse is a process of finding a soul mate. We are taught that the souls of husband and wife derive from a common spiritual soul-essence; it is...

Is it true that the Messiah will be born (or was born) on Tishah b'Av?

The Midrash1 relates that on the same day the Holy Temple was destroyed, Moshiach was born. The Midrash goes so far to tell us his name: Menachem....

What are the birthpangs of Moshiach's arrival?

The Talmud1 describes the period immediately prior to the advent of Moshiach as one of great travail and turmoil. There will be a world recession and...

What is The Resurrection of the Dead?

One of the principles of Jewish faith is belief in the resurrection of the dead. According to the Zohar – an early Kabbalistic text – the...

In the Messianic Era, what will become of the world as we know it?

Initially, there will be no change in the world order other than its readiness to accept messianic rule. All the nations of the world will strive to create...

Will miracles happen in the Messianic Era?

The Talmud discusses this question and again arrives at the conclusion that, if we are meritorious, the messianic redemption will be accompanied by...

What exactly will happen when Moshiach comes?

Maimonides states in his Mishneh Torah – a compendium of the entire halachic tradition – that Moshiach will first rebuild the Temple and then...

Could Moshiach come at any time in any generation?

Yes. In every generation there is a person who potentially could be the Moshiach.1 When G–d decides the time has arrived, He will bestow upon that...

What sort of leader will Moshiach be?

Moshiach will be a man who possesses extraordinary qualities. He will be proficient in both the written and oral Torah traditions. He will incessantly...

Where is Moshiach mentioned in the Scriptures?

The Scriptures are replete with messianic quotes. In Deuteronomy 30:1 Moshe prophesies that, after the Jews have been scattered to the four corners of the...