The Announcement of the Redemption:

Chapter 15

"A great congregation will return here,"[1] to our holy land, "a land that the L-rd your G-d constantly observes; the eyes of the L-rd your G-d are on it from the beginning of the year until the end of the year."[2]

Therefore,[3] also before the Redemption the children of Israel dwell in it in security, without fear from "the nations of the world [who] are in terror and turmoil" because "the kings of the nations of the world struggle with each other" since the Holy One, Blessed be He "says to them (to Israel), my children, do not be afraid, all that I have done I have done only for your sake... (and the subject is repeated in the Midrash) do not fear, the time of your Redemption has arrived,"[4] "the King Moshiach stands on the roof of the Beis HaMikdash [Holy Temple] and he proclaims to Israel, 'Humble ones, the time for your Redemption has arrived."

(From the talk of Shabbos Parshas Yisro, 18 Shvat, 5751)


1. Yirmiyahu [Jeremiah] 31:7.

2. Ekev 11:12.

3. [Because the land of Israel enjoys special Divine supervision. Translator's note.]

4. Yalkut Shimoni Yeshayahu, remez 499.

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