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Unread 07-14-2004, 01:20 PM   #1
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Yerushalayim and Tzfas

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Chasam Sofer

In his Sermons (volume 2, page 389b) he wrote that in his opinion, the reason for the [tragic earthquake] in Tzefas was that Yerushalayim was jealous that her glory was replaced by another. He explains that there were periods when it was too dangerous to live in Jerusalem, either because of our enemies and/or because of plagues and diseases. At that time, the Jewish center moved to the Galilee, specifically to Tzefas. But people began to forget Yerushalayim, and even when it was possible to live there again, they continued to be attracted to the place where Jewish institutions were thriving. Therefore, Yerushalayim felt slighted, and, as a result, Tzefas was destroyed.


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Unread 07-20-2004, 01:19 PM   #2
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that's so interesting. and weird.
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Unread 07-21-2004, 02:41 PM   #3
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The Chida said that in times of Geulah the shefa comes down through Yerushalyim, and in golus through Tsfat. Therefore, after the churban the sanhedrin was in the Galil, and that's why the shulchan aruch and the Ari zal's hashpaah come through Tsfat.
This seems to fit with what chazal say - that when Hashem created the world He completed only three directions, and the tsafon was incomplete, hence leaving room for mitzafon tipotach haraa. And now our avodah is particularly the tikkun of Tsafon - shchitasan betsafon - so that we can be megaleh the tsafoon - which is the hidden geulah, symbolized on leil haseder by the afikoman. And this clarifies why Moshiach will come me-araah degalil. bekarov beyameinu MAMOSH NOW!!
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Unread 07-28-2004, 11:14 AM   #4
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Somebody told me that earthquakes are Hashem's way of "humbling the arrogant" because an earthquake brings that which is tall tumbling to the ground.

Anybody ever see this in a Torah source?
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