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1

What is another name for the Messiah?

Moshiach.

2

What does the Messiah mean? (Not keyword).

'Anointed one'

3

What do Jews believe their Messiah will be like?

Jews believe the Messiah will be chosen by God to put an end to evil on Earth.

4

What will the Messiah's arrival signal?

His arrival will signal the End of the World.

5

Where will the Messiah be ascended from?

King David.

6

What will knowledge of God fill?

The World.

7

What will the Messiah do?

Rebuild the Temple.

8

When the World ends, the Messiah will come. What does this mean?

This means that life as we know it is temporary and one day it will be different.

9

What do Reform Jews believe?

Most Reform Jews reject the idea of a personal Messiah at whose coming all the righteous dead would arise and live in bliss.

10

What is the Divine Presence?

The place where God's presence rests and can be felt.

11

What are the beliefs on the Shekinhah?

• Some believe that the Shekinhah followed the Jews into exile.

• Others believe that the Shekinhah never fully left the Temple and that is why Israel has special spiritualism.

12

What are the main Jewish groups?

Reform and Denomination.