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In what ways can we accelerate Moshiach’s arrival?

What will the future redemption look like?

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Compensated Loss

Yissachar and Zevulun made a pact where Yissachar would study Torah all day while Zevulun would conduct business and split his profits equally with Yissachar. Reciprocally, half of the merits of Yissachar’s Torah study would be transferred to Zevulun.


Now, let us make a fascinating point regarding Yissachars and Zevuluns. A Yissachar receives reward according to his learning. However, Zevulun receives reward even if Yissachar doesn’t learn.[1]

With this we can understand a new explanation in שלום רב לאהבי תורתך ואין למו מכשול, there is abundant peace to the lovers of Your Torah and there is no stumbling block for them.[2] It can now be understood that the אהבי תורתך, those who love Torah refer to the Zevulun’s who support it. So they have no “stumbling block” as they will receive reward regardless if the Yissachar wastes time. However, theלומדי תורתך , the Torah learners sometimes do have a “stumbling block.” That is, if they waste time that they are supposed to be learning.[3]

[1] See the Chassam Sofer Al Hatorah, Parshas Emor, p. 56 and the Minchas Yitzchak, 6:100. With this we can grasp a deeper meaning in שמח זבולון בצאתך ויששכר באהליך, rejoice O Zevulun in your excursions and Yissachar in your tents (Devarim 33:18). We can explain it that Zevulun is always happy (שמח זבולון) since he receives reward regardless. However, ויששכר באהליך, Yissachar only receives reward when he is actually learning.

[2] Tehillim 119:165.

[3] Otzar Hayedios, Volume 2.


Writer of the weekly Fascinating Insights Torah sheet in Englishעברית ,אידיש and français
Author of Eight Books including the recently released “Unbelievable Insights about Moshiach and the Final Redemption”

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