Machshavah Lab

Sitting Bull's Ghost Dance and Moshiach

August 04, 2021 Rabbi Matt Schneeweiss Season 5 Episode 23
Machshavah Lab
Sitting Bull's Ghost Dance and Moshiach
Show Notes

Today’s Torah content is sponsored by Naomi Mann, in honor of Yeshiva Bnei Torah's 50th year. May Hashem grant YBT continued success!

Synopsis: This is the audio version of the 1-page article I wrote entitled, Sitting Bull's Ghost Dance and Moshiach, in which we examine the parallels between Jonathan Lear's analysis of the downfall of the Sioux, due to Sitting Bull's magical thinking, and the Rambam's analysis of the destruction of the Second Temple, due to the magical thinking of the Jewish leaders.
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