Questions & Answers about Moshiach and the Redemption

Who is Moshiach and how will we know when he's coming? Is the world really getting better?

Will We Use Technology to Build the Third Temple?
Will we be using laser cutters and cranes, or will be using the Iron Age techniques of the first two Temples?
Does Global Warming Mean the End Is Near?
Could global warming be a sign that the Messiah is about to arrive? I learned that the Torah predicts that in the future the “covering of the sun” will be removed, and wicked people will melt in the intense heat. Maybe this is describing the hole in the ozone layer.
Who Believes in Moshiach?
Why do you bother getting out of bed in the morning?
The Jewish Belief About Moshiach
What does the word "Moshiach" mean? When will Moshiach come? What exactly will happen when Moshiach comes?
Sighting Moshiach
Is it true that he shall suddenly appear on a main street in Jerusalem, a poor old man spewing forth wisdom and declaring the time of redemption has arrived? If so, why will they not lock him up?
Free Choice When Moshiach Comes
From what I've read, it seems like we will automatically do the right thing. And without any decisions to make, won't life be pretty boring?
Is the World Really Getting Better?
You're always talking about how the world is ready and prepared for the Age of Moshiach. I don't see it. It looks like a pretty awful world to me...
Next Year in Jerusalem . . .
Here’s one I always wanted to know: What if you’re living in Jerusalem? Do you say the prayer/wish, “Next year in Jerusalem!” or just leave that line out?
Who Needs a Human Moshiach?
Moshiach and Mortgage Brokers
The mortgage broker is an impartial intermediary between the lender and the borrower. Moshiach plays a not-so-different role...
Can I Calculate the Date of Moshiach’s Arrival?
Are we allowed to calculate the end of days?