seventy

More on seventy

It was prophesied that there would be seventy years between the first and second batei Mikdash. Nobody knew when the count started, so there was confusion as to when the second Beish Hamikdash was to be built. This was the root of the party of Achashverosh, and how he thought he could take out and…

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Moshiach Podcast 12 – Seventy Years

What is the concept of seventy years in relationship to the Moshiach process? What is the meaning of the question of Choni Ha’me’agel about sleeping for seventy years? What is the parallel between this process and the planting of a Carob tree? What is the significance of our sages teaching of the star that comes…

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Two articles on Kislev

I again wrote two different articles with the same theme that appeared in two different places, be’H. The first appeared on Aish.com, and the second will be appearing in the Beltway Buzz magazine of DC.You will notice that they both start and end the same (basically). Here is the Aish.com version: The Autumn TriadHow the…

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Tzav and Purim – secret of seventy

What is the concept of seventy and seven? What is the significance of the seventy years between the two temples? Why is the gematria of wine (יין) and secret (סוד) both seventy? What is the depth of the idea of the seventy nations and the seventy offspring of Yakov? Why does the story climax with…

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