From Jesus to the Lubavitcher Rebbe: Jewish perspectives on Messianic Redemption
Saturday, May 19, 2018, 7:00 pm at MCJC
Within Judaism, the term Messiah has many connotations and contradictions.
- In the Hebrew Bible, the term referred to an “anointed one,” a divinely chosen figure who would bring to fruition God’s plan for His people and for all humankind.
- In Talmudic and Medieval rabbinic literature, the term conjures up images of a future world filled with peace and divine tranquility.
Join Rabbi Tom in an exploration of how the idea of Messianic Redemption evolved, and continues to evolve, throughout Jewish thought and history.