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"The markets of Jerusalem were destroyed three years prior" - people justified their evil actions with Halacha

The relevant piece of Talmud is from Bava Metzia 88a: מִפְּנֵי מָה חָרְבוּ חֲנוּיוֹת שֶׁל בֵּית הִינוֹ שָׁלֹשׁ שָׁנִים קוֹדֶם יְרוּשָׁלַיִם – מִפְּנֵי שֶׁהֶעֱמִידוּ דִּבְרֵיהֶם עַל דִּבְרֵי תוֹרָה. ...
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"The markets of Jerusalem were destroyed three years prior" - people justified their evil actions with Halacha

I haven't learned your sources inside, but from the eloquent way you've explained the question, I can take an educated guess at what the Rebbe means, if I may: Ramban brings a concept called נבל ברשות ...
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What are the materials needed for the first step in the construction of Hamikdash?

I found this online and will include a link to the full discussion/shiur on the subject. The construction of the Beit Hamikdosh happens according to the time/circumstances of its construction. Since ...
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Authorship / Derivation of the Yehi Ratzon יְהִי רָצוֹן at the End of the Amidah

The second phrase is also found in ותערב, which is a variant of Retzei that is said in Mussaf on days when Birkat Kohanim is customarily said in the Diaspora (i.e. Yom Tov). According to Wikipedia, ...
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