Trump as the modern-day Cyrus
This expectation regarding Trump was first expressed by the Sanhedrin after his election when they compared him to the Persian King Cyrus who commanded by God to facilitate the building of the Second Temple specifically because he was influential in global politics.
The former Rabbi of the Old City of Jerusalem and one of the leading rabbis in Israel today said in an interview: “we must do everything in our power to build the Temple”.
In an in-depth interview, Professor Hillel Weiss answers questions about the upcoming conference of the Organization of 70 nations. The conference will be held on September 26, the anniversary of the day Jewish tradition believes the world was created. The Sanhedrin will be hosting this as the first conference of the Organization of 70 Nations.
Boarding their ships before the deadline, at midnight August 2nd, Columbus and his crew set sail at dawn. On the Jewish calendar, it happened to be the 9th of Av, or Tisha B’Av.
This peculiar date on the Hebrew calendar seems to be a date of destiny. On the 9th of Av in the year 586 B.C., Nebuchadnezzar destroyed Solomon’s Temple and deported the inhabitants of Jerusalem to Babylon.