The Temple Institute has released the third in its ‘Holy Temple Myth Busters’ series dealing with what it considers a common misconception: That Jewish law requires the anticipated Moshiach (Messiah) to build the Third Temple and that it should not be constructed until he arrives.
In the video, Temple Institute Co-founder and International Director Rabbi Chaim Richman highlights the key Torah sources defining the Halakhic (Jewish law) requirements to build the Third Temple in our time and its correlation to the coming of Moshiach.
According to Rabbi Richman, "The Holy Temple has become one of the most overly-mystified concepts within Judaism. While Torah scholars and yeshiva students diligently strive to understand every minutia of Torah knowledge, they seem to have relegated the subject of the Holy Temple to the world of the paranormal."
"Many prefer to ignore the subject entirely, despite the fact that fully one third of the Torah pertains to the Holy Temple, and clear instructions for its preparation and building are written in black and white. READ MORE