A Messianic State of Mind: “Heschel writes, ‘The State of Israel is not the fulfillment of the Messianic promise, but it makes the Messianic promise plausible.”

Very read-worthy article.  Note also the worry of “a certain fundamentalist Jewish chauvinism that now includes a creeping consensus brewing within the ruling coalition to bring the Temple Mount under Israeli sovereignty, a provocation that would most likely lead to war.”

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