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How many Jews should live in Exile?

This is a comment not an answer but too long to write in the comment section. The question in general follows the anti-Zionist viewpoint that Zionism and Jews settling in Israel put Jews in danger ...
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Could the messiah be adopted into the lineage of David like Jesus and if no why?

B"H Nope. Not at all in any way whatsoever in the slightest even remotely. First of all, Rambam says the criteria of Moshiach is specifically NOT what yushkuh has DONE, and yushkuh is completely ...
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Does Rambam Rule that the Moshiach ben Yosef Concept Does Not Exist?

The simple answer is no. The Lubavitcher Rebbe wrote a letter about this in 5704 which was printed many years later in the first edition of the Kuntress Torato Shel Moshiach. In that letter, the Rebbe ...
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Does Rambam Rule that the Moshiach ben Yosef Concept Does Not Exist?

As there is no mention of Moshiach ben Yosef in any of Rambam's writings (to the best of my knowledge) I think it is reasonable to conclude that he did not subscribe to that tradition. He mentions the ...
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Does Rambam Rule that the Moshiach ben Yosef Concept Does Not Exist?

There is no obvious reason to assume Rambam rules that Moshiach Ben Yosef doesn't exist from his lack of mention. The Rambam himself states that one shouldn't over-contemplate the unfolding of the ...
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Who does the prophecy in Malachi refer to?

A few possibilities... Note the Ibn Ezra, he suggests the messenger could possibly be Moshiach ben Yosef. The Metzudos Dovid provides a definitive rundown. He suggests the messenger to be a "מלאך ...
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