Wednesday, July 20, 2005

"The Great Redemption" (10)

"The Great Redemption" by Rabbi Moshe Chaim Luzzatto

-- A Discourse on The End of the Exile and the Beginning of the Great Redemption

Translated by Rabbi Yaakov Feldman


But there are two things you’d have to understand.

First, that the Countenance was only withdrawn deep within (the Divine Presence) where Jewish souls resides, rather than outside where the (Divine) servants and soldiers dwell, as we’ll explain later.

And second, that the breach only lasted for a short time rather than forever. For it was only to do what it was supposed to (at that point), then the gate was to close behind until the (time of the) everlasting redemption.

(c) 2005 Rabbi Yaakov Feldman

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