By Daniel Gruber
The catastrophe was once extra compounded by means of the truth that Rabbi Akiba, the daddy of rabbinic Judaism, proclaimed Bar Kokhba, the chief of the uprising, to be God's Anointed, the Messiah. for nearly nineteen hundred years, humans have requested, as Franz Rosenzweig expressed it, "Why did even the wisest instructor of his age fall for the fake messiah, Bar Kochba, for the duration of Hadrian?"
This e-book solutions that question. Akiba's proclamation seems to be a well-reasoned selection that used to be thoroughly in line with the complete thrust of his existence the institution of rabbinic authority over all Israel.
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