Tag Archives: Rabbi Akiva

i thought i saw saint augustine

Jerusalem Syndrome….Jerusalem. Is it something in the water. An untraceable ingredient from an underground well? There is something. Jerusalem has always evoked¬† messianic symbolism and exerted a seemingly¬† magnetic attraction for people awaiting the Messiah, those who feel they can … Continue reading

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lets build something together: but not quite yet

…One of the most famous such sources is a recounting in the Talmud of a story that occurred after the destruction, when several of the most prominent sages of the time, including Rabbi Akiva, went up to the Temple Mount. … Continue reading

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