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There are a variety of things that people do on Tisha B'Av. Many people spend most of the morning reading and discussing the Kinnos. It is also permitted and widespread to learn certain bits of Torah that are relevant to Tisha B'Av. These include Eicha, Iyov, the story of the destruction of the Temple which is related in Gittin 56b-58a and Sanhedrin 104, the ...


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In Tanach the word Barzel - ברזל appears 44 times. Per Wikipedia The Iron Age in the Ancient Near East is believed to have begun with the discovery of iron smelting and smithing techniques in Anatolia or the Caucasus and Balkans in the late 2nd millennium BC (c. 1300 BC) The Torah was given in the year 1313 BCE. Notwithstanding the above, even ...


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Many communities offer various shiurim and / or films during the afternoon. I don't know if this is available where you live, but in mine, shuls "compete" with each other. During approx. the last decade, The Chofetz Chaim Heritage Foundation has presented 2 excelent videos on Tish'a B'av. Many shuls present one or both of them, and they are always ...


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There is no "trick" to not accept Shabbat through Maariv that I am aware of or have seen practiced. So, yes, it is (basically) just like a winter Shabbat on the front end. Some notes: Many shuls will plan their early Shabbat Minyan to start Mincha prior to Plag HaMincha (1.25 proportional hours before sunset) and Maariv after Plag HaMincha. This presents a ...


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According to the Rambam, Moshiach will not last forever. I am not sure if you mean the individual or the time period, but both are temporary. In intro to Chelek, the Rambam writes that the King Moshiach will live a long life, and he will die and be succeeded by his progeny. The age of tranquility that Moshiach will usher in will last longer than Moshiach ...


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Everyone agrees that Olam Haba is the ultimate reward and will last forever. There is a difference of opinion what olam haba is. The Rambam says it's Gan Eden, which is spiritual. Moshiach will be temporary, and afterwards the physical world will cease and we'll have Gan Eden. The Ramban says that olam haba is Moshiach, and it will last forever in this ...


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According to the Ramchal, the Mashiach won't last forever. The Mashiach will come sometime before the year 6000. The purpose of the moshiach is to get Am Yisrael back into the proper form (e.g. dwelling in Eretz Yisrael, according to their tribes and ancestral heritage, able to study torah free of interference from the nations). Then, in the year 6000, the ...


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The third Beish Hamikdash will be the last one and it will be eternal because Hashem will build himself. And when Moshiach comes the whole world will be Eretz Yisroel and now what is Ertez Yisroel will be Yerushalayim. Does this answer your question?



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