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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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In short, do Mitzvot. The Rambam writes (Teshuva 3:4): Accordingly, throughout the entire year, a person should always look at himself as equally balanced between merit and sin and the world as eq …
answered May 31 '12 by Menachem
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From the Talmud (Sanhedrin 97A): אמר רב קטינא שית אלפי שני הוו עלמא וחד חרוב שנאמר ונשגב ה' לבדו ביום ההוא ... תניא כותיה דרב קטינא כשם שהשביעית משמטת שנה אחת לז' שנים כך העולם משמט אלף …
answered Apr 29 '12 by Menachem
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In his book Mashiach, Rabbi Immanuel Schochet brings several reasons. See there for more details and sources: "There is an obvious progression of time which of itself brings us closer to Mashiach an …
answered Nov 24 '14 by Menachem
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The Talmud (Sanhedrin 93A) deduces from Yishayahu 11:3 that Moshiach will judge using his sense of smell. As quoted here: the Talmud describes Moshiach as a person who will judge with his sense o …
answered Dec 16 '12 by Menachem
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Here is a 56 page pdf with different references to the Eruv Rav in the last generations. The sources are mostly Kabbalistic. It starts with a mention of what the Eruv Rav were originally, and then ex …
answered Sep 11 '11 by Menachem
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From Rambam, Hilchot Melachim uMilchamot 11: .... The Torah testified to his coming, as Deuteronomy 30:3-5 states: God will bring back your captivity and have mercy upon you. He will again …
answered Nov 12 '15 by Menachem
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from here: But, as Dovid HaMelech wrote and alluded to above, the time will come when both the spiritual AND physical life will become simple, in the days of Moshiach, when there will no longer be …
answered Aug 31 '11 by Menachem
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In a translation of a talk by the Lubavitcher Rebbe from Shabbos Parshas Emor 5738 (1978), the Rebbe brings that most opinions hold that the Jews will be obligate to bring the Pesach Sheni, and points …
answered May 4 '12 by Menachem
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Olam Habba can refer to both the reward a person has after he passes away and the ultimate reward the whole world has when Moshiach comes. According to the Rambam, the order is as follows: The pers …
answered Aug 7 '11 by Menachem
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The Lubavitcher Rebbe answers that we will need the Cities of Refuge for all the people who have killed inadvertently over the course of exile. They will need to go to the city of Refuge to protect th …
answered Jun 14 '11 by Menachem
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? Shmuly Boteach translated the Sefer into English in a book entitled "The Wolf Shall Lie With the Lamb: The Messiah in Hasidic Thought". Also, learn Chabad Chassidic Philosophy. From the beginning, Chabad …
answered Mar 7 '13 by Menachem
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As mentioned in other answers, we don't offer sacrifices these days because once the Beit Hamikdash was established as the permanent House of G-d we are no longer allowed to offer Korbanot anywhere el …
answered Jul 13 '11 by Menachem