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Why Will the Third Temple Last Forever?

Why Will the Third Temple Last Forever?

I always thought it was strange that after watching a movie together, my friends would always want to sit around and discuss it. Didn’t we just watch it together? Didn’t we all see the same thing? From the arguments that ensued, it was...

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Retaking the Temple Mount: An Unexpected Way

Retaking the Temple Mount: An Unexpected Way

Going up to the Temple Mount is, for me, an exhilarating and spiritually uplifting experience. I sense the holiness, the ineffable power of this holy site. I close my eyes, and I can see my forefathers and foremothers walking in this very...

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Amos’ Vision of the Third Temple Period

Amos’ Vision of the Third Temple Period

The Torah portion of Acharei Mot (Leviticus 16-18) begins with a reference to the deaths of Nadab and Abihu, the sons of Aaron, who died bringing a "foreign fire" while performing the service in the Tabernacle. Directly after this...

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Can We Bring Sacrifices Without a Temple?

Can We Bring Sacrifices Without a Temple?

The Torah goes to great lengths to mandate that all Jews must only bring sacrifices to the same place; the Tabernacle (wherever it stands), and, later, the Temple in Jerusalem.  Speak to Aharon and his sons and to all B'nei Yisrael and...

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