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The reason Sukkos is connected to Gog U'Magog

In sefer Or Shiva't HaYamim, Rabbi Eliezer Zev Raz writes that the war of Gog U'Magog will be fought on Hoshana Rabbah, e.g. on Sukkos and Moshiach ben David will fight the war, prevail and defeat the ...
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Advice to Non-Jew about Days of HaMoshiach

A non Jew has recently asked me that if Moshiach is coming soon, what should he do? It's a very vague question but it kind of has to be. We don't know what the coming of Moshiach looks like or if it ...
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attack against Persia (Iran) in the Acharis HaYomim

I saw a midrash that says that Edom (Europe, US?) will join forces with Arabia; together they will attack Malchus Poras (Persia, Iran).After they defeat her, they will in turn attack Yisrael, leading ...
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A set number of souls which can be born

Are there any sources that suggest that there is only a set amount/number of souls which can be born into bodies before the arrival of Moshiach or before Olam Haba? If yes, can Moshiach even come ...
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Will the donkey of Moshiach talk?

B"H The question and answer here https://judaism.stackexchange.com/a/52493/32743 Touch on the idea that the donkey that Moshe rode (his family and placed his belongings on (not him himself, the ...
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The size of Jerusalem in the future (Bava Batra 75b)

The Vilna Gaon in Kol HaTor (1:26) writes: The settlement of our Holy Land in general, and the construction of Jerusalem in particular must be according to the principle of equal [balanced/ accurate] ...
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What is the status of shuls turned into churches

We all know when moshiach arrives all shuls will go to Eretz Yisroel What will be with the many shuls that were confiscated and turned into churches and are still around? What will happen with these ...
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What is the exact date of the end of days referenced in the book of Daniel according to various commentators?

According to this article many commentators starting from the time of Rebbeynu Saadia Gaon through the time of the Alter Rebbi used the pesukim in the book of Daniel to calculate when the end of days ...
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6,000 years or 6,013 or 6,023?

I heard a lecture that the 6,000yr before the Messianic period begins is an approximation for the exact number of 6,013yr (or possibly 6,023yr as my memory may not be serving me right). I searched and ...
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What is the intention of the Moshiach proofs from the Torah, brought by Rambam?

In chapter 11 of the laws of kings (and their wars) (https://www.chabad.org/library/article_cdo/aid/1188356/jewish/Melachim-uMilchamot-Chapter-11.htm) the Rambam defines the basic obligation to ...
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Will we observe the laws of Orlah when moshiach comes?

B"H I've been thinking on the subject of Orlah in the times of the Garden of Aydin, that if it was expected that Adam shouldn't have sinned, and if the Torah existed before creation (meaning it ...
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Maharal of Prague on 10 Lost Tribes of Israel

I have read that Rabbi Yehuda Loewe (d. 1609), the “Maharal of Prague,” taught that we will never discover the lost tribes of Israel by searching. He explained that the exile of the ten tribes is a ...
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Laws for daily life for when Moshiach comes?

There are laws in the Rambam that talk about Moshiach, but are there laws for laypeople that describe the expected changes in daily life? Like prayers for example, it will probably be different as ...
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Does the messianic age imply heaven and earth will merge into a new plane of existence?

When I read about the various descriptions regarding the messianic age, I can't help but wonder if the age is one where the earth ceases to exist and instead merges with a divine plane of existence. ...
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Is any of Tehillim considered prophecy?

Most of Tehillim was written by David about himself. Are there any psalms that are considered prophecy or even messianic prophecy?
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What did people know about Moshiach in the times of the Beis Hamikdash?

When did the 'coming of Moshiach' become a thing in Judaism? When was it first discussed in Jewish literature? Did people in the times of the first or second Beis Hamikdash think that life as they ...
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Are Agreements made by the State of Israel binding upon the Messianic Kingdom?

It is known from God's commanding David to murder Saul's family over a breach of the Gibeonites' treaty with Joshua that treaties with Enemy goyim are binding, even though Joshua's, Saul's, and David'...
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Are the borders of Eretz Israel going to be the same in regard to the Torah when moshiach comes? [closed]

I have read before an opinion that they are not going to be the same borders, I am hoping for some backup information.
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Will the day of the final salvation be celebrated every year in the days of the Moshiach?

Following "what-berachos-should-be-made-when-moshiach-comes", I wondered, for all the great events that G-d did to us we set (in the Torah or Rabbinically) a yearly festive - celebrating the date - ...
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Maharal on Eruv Tavshilin

I'm trying to find a Maharal on Eruv Tavshilin in which he explains that olam hazeh (this world) is symbolized by the regular weekday embodied in erev yom tov (the eve of the holiday) in which one "...
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What happens to those who have not completed their conversion post to the coming of moshiach?

Given that moshiach can come at any time, what will happen to those that are in the process of conversion? Certain passages such as yevamos 24b, geirus would no longer be performed in the messianic ...
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Are we in Yemos Hamoshiach? [closed]

I have seen medroshim quoted saying that there is a stage of Geula during the times of Galus. Are we currently in that stage?
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Kohanim and Leviyim switching roles in the future

I once was told that at the time of Moshiach, the kohanim will become leviyim, and the leviyim will become kohanim with regards to their service in the third temple. I was told it was because Moshe ...
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Looking for the source of a saying on "redemption being like a candle in the daylight"

I'm looking for the source for the saying that goes something like: "celebrating the first redemption in the yemos hamoshiach will be like lighting a candle in the daylight".
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Persia will completely annihilate Edom which will cause moshiach to come

I heard that in a passage in the Talmud it says Persia will completely annihilate Edom and the rest of the world which will then spur about moshiach' arrival, the Yalkut Shimoni (Yeshaya 60:499), ...
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Source for shuls flying in yemos hamoshiach?

My son mentioned to me that he learned in school that when Moshiach comes all the shuls (and schools?) will miraculously fly to Eretz Yisroel. What is the source of this idea?
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What would have happened if the sin of the spies never occurred?

If the spies had not given a bad report about Eretz Yisroel or the people had not accepted their bad report, how would history have been different? I have heard speculation that upon entering the ...
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