By Adam Eliyahu Berkowitz, Breaking Israel News—
On Monday, the US Embassy was officially opened in Jerusalem as per the orders of President Donald Trump in what many believe was an integral part of the Messianic process that will culminate in another architectural landmark: the building of the Third Temple. Several prominent rabbis weigh in on what this really means and why it is not simply another short-lived political agenda.
The Embassy as an Answer to Biblical Prophecy
Rabbi Jeremy Gimpel, the founder of the Land of Israel Network, sees the US Embassy opening in Jerusalem as part of Prophecy and an answer to Jewish prayers.
“The Jewish People have been praying and working toward the day that Jerusalem becomes a praise among the nations,” Rabbi Gimpel told Breaking Israel News, citing a verse in Isaiah to illustrate his point.
Upon your walls, O Yerushalayim, I have set watchmen, Who shall never be silent By day or by night. O you, Hashem’s remembrancers Take no rest And give no rest to Him, Until He establish Yerushalayim And make her renowned on earth. Isaiah 62:6-7
“Now, we are seeing just the beginning of this prophecy as nations begin moving their embassies from Tel-Aviv to Jerusalem,” Rabbi Gimpel said. “This is a step in the prophetic process of redemption.”
The rabbi noted that some religious people were skeptical of the religious basis of a political move made by President Trump. Read on…