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Essay: Two Periods Within The Era of Redemption

By The Lubavitcher Rebbe Posted in Translated Texts

The Rambam sets out the following principles in regard to the Era of the Redemption: One should not entertain the notion that in the Era of Mashiach any element of the natural order will be nullified, or that there will be any innovation in the work of cr

Moshiach's Principle Goal

By The Lubavitcher Rebbe Posted in Translated Texts

Early in his discussion of the subject of Mashiach in the Mishneh Torah, the Rambam quotes selections from Bilaam's prophecy which refer to Moshiach. The extensive exegesis of the Torah's prophecies is totally out of character for the Mishneh Torah. But a

Analysis of Maimonides' 3 Sources for the Coming of Moshiach

By The Lubavitcher Rebbe Posted in Translated Texts

Why did the Rambam need further corroboration from the commandment to establish three new Cities of Refuge? And what is the nature of the added support this subject contributes?

Bringing Moshiach through Joy

By Translated from a talk by the Rebbe Posted in Translated Texts

Many decades have past since the time of the Previous Rebbe's announcement, "Immediately to teshuvah, immediately to Redemption," and the storm of activities initiated to bring Mashiach. Nevertheless, Mashiach has not yet come. What remains to be done?

Source Texts about Moshiach

By Yanki Tauber Posted in Translated Texts

A Selection of the central source texts about Moshiach from the Torah, Midrash, Talmud, Zohar, Maimonides, the Chassidic Masters and other Classic sources. The seeds for many of the articles on this site are contained within these sources.