Isaiah 61:5
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5  Strangers shall stand and pasture your flocks, Aliens shall be your plowmen and vine-trimmers;

v’-a-m’-DU za-REEM v’-ra-U tzo-n’-KHEM uv-NAY nay-KHAR i-ka-ray-HEM v’-kho-r’-may-KHEM

ה  וְעָמְדוּ זָרִים וְרָעוּ צֹאנְכֶם וּבְנֵי נֵכָר אִכָּרֵיכֶם וְכֹרְמֵיכֶם׃

 61:5 Strangers shall stand and pasture your flocks

Rabbi Israel Lipschitz (1782-1860)

During the Messianic age, non-Jews will play an essential role in helping the Jewish people settle the Land of Israel through agriculture, as this verse states, and they will also partner with the Jews in spiritual pursuits. Rabbi Israel Lipschitz (1782-1860), in his commentary Tiferet Yisrael, quotes this verse to prove that non-Jews will participate in the actual construction of the Holy Temple, similar to the assistance King Shlomo sought from King Hiram of Tyre who sent builders and artisans to help build the first Beit Hamikdash. In modern times, this verse serves as the inspiration for the hundreds of Christian volunteers who travel each year during the harvest season to assist Jewish farmers in Israel.

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  • Angelo sturino

    We are living in time and age where the importance of support, prayers pro-active for Israel, and the global J community.the rise and vocal sentiment against the state of Israel is in my opinion an all time rise. Humanity cannot allow the repeat of the 20th century , 20s. 30s, 40s, . The need to educate our global society is vital…………. Shalom

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Isaiah 61:5

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