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Moshiach (Messiah) lit. "annointed one". The final redeemer of the Jewish people from exile. Prophesied in Tanach, he will be a righteous human king descended patrilineally from King David. Identity still unknown, check back later.

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The Rambam seems to say in הלכות מלכים ומלחמותיהם in 11:1 that Moshiach will be one of the sons [of the sons of the son, etc.] of King David בַּמָּשִׁיחַ הָרִאשׁוֹן שֶׁהוּא דָּוִד שֶׁהוֹשִׁיעַ אֶת …
answered May 1 '17 by Danny Schoemann
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You asked: Should we wait for the Mashiach or should we start building? Looking inside the Rambam - in הלכות בית הבחירה - פרק ראשון I see that he does start with the commandment to build the Bet HaM …
answered Nov 5 '15 by Danny Schoemann
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Actually, the Chomath Anach - חומת אנך quoting the Sefer Eretz Chaim on this verse לְדָוִ֗ד מִ֫זְמ֥וֹר נְאֻ֤ם ה' ׀ לַֽאדֹנִ֗י שֵׁ֥ב לִֽימִינִ֑י עַד־אָשִׁ֥ית אֹ֝יְבֶ֗יךָ הֲדֹ֣ם לְרַגְלֶֽיךָ explains t …
answered Oct 3 '18 by Danny Schoemann
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Mainstream Halacha (Rambam, Shulchan Aruch and similar) clearly forbids talking during certain parts of the prayer service - like during the Amida. Other times they permit talking under certain circu …
answered Sep 2 '14 by Danny Schoemann
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I think the only appropriate answer is from the Rambam himself in הלכות מלכים ומלחמותיהם - פרק שנים עשר who states that we do not have a tradition (handed down from Sinai, from generation to generatio …
answered May 11 '17 by Danny Schoemann
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Let's answer one at a time. Major rabbis have signed a [document][1] declaring Rabbi Schneerson as Messiah, so do other Jews who do not hold this position become apostates? Let's see what the …
answered Sep 21 '14 by Danny Schoemann
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In יְחֶזְקֵאל chapter 47 you can read about how the land of Israel will be redivided into 13 portions, once Moshiach comes. Each tribe will get a portion. Converts will also be allocated a portion, b …
answered Jan 12 '15 by Danny Schoemann
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You can't possibly find any classic Jewish sources that discuss making people wicked - for any reason. Firstly: One of the ways to lose your portion in the world to come is by making other people sin …
answered Feb 11 '15 by Danny Schoemann
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Rashi says - as I've always been taught - that Yaakov intended to inform them the time of the final redemption. רש"י ואגידה לכם. בקש לגלות את הקץ ונסתלקה ממנו שכינה, והתחיל אומר דברים אחרים (ב" …
answered Jan 4 '15 by Danny Schoemann