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Why is the Mashiach ben Yosef called "Mashiach"?

Well Mashiach ben Yosef will be a king for some time before Ben David arrives which fits the term of annointed.However when we refer to messiah this is a term deliberate to hashems mission of ...
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What berachos should be made when Moshiach comes?

Upon hearing of Moshiach’s arrival: ברוך אתה יי אלהינו מלך העולם גואל ישראל. Baruch atah A-donay, Elo-heinu Melech Ha’Olam Goel Yisrael. ברוך אתה יי אלהינו מלך העולם שהחינו וקימנו והיגיענו לזמן הזה. ...
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Guarantors and Moshiach

Rb Edelstein does not say that afflictions come on the tzaddik because of arvus (the notion of being a guarantor). He says that the affliction that was fitting to befall the generation may befall the ...
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Moshiach and three meals

The Imrei Emes (Avraham Mordechai Alter) explains this Gemara as follows (No time for a translation, anyone who can do this, please feel free to translate it. Otherwise I will pick this up at a later ...
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What's the Halachic status of the Moshiach and "presumed to be the Moshiach"?

The Rambam gives us signs by which to identify a proper messianic candidate. If that person performs the enumerated functions (versed in Torah, engages in commandments, enjoins Israel to follow the ...
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How can the Rebbe be considered Moshiach?

Many of those Chasidim who mistakenly believe the Rebbe obm is Moshiach do not believe that he died mamish. In fact, you will see printed articles, signs, etc. that refer to the fateful day of Gimmel ...
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Moshiach bearing the sickness of B'nei Yisrael

Posting another answer because - the Gemara there isn't necessarily saying Mashiach has to suffer or bear our sickness. Reading precisely again, Rabbanan only said: ורבנן אמרי חיוורא דבי רבי שמו ...
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Moshiach bearing the sickness of B'nei Yisrael

It's brought in Likutei Moharan II:8 (R' Nachman of Breslev's final lecture) ideally by prayer and "shining forth of the sun" healing and forgiveness of sins are attained and neither Yisrael ...
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Moshiach bearing the sickness of B'nei Yisrael

why does Moshiach needs to bear our illnesses? In the sefer בעקבי הכתובים - איוב I think it is explained that Moshiach will carry our illness because we cannot endure it, we are not "strong ...
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