Zechariah #10 (Chapters 6-7)

לעילוי נשמות הרב חיים בן יעקב משה ושרה רייזל בת הרב אליהו גרשון

The letter Darius sent in the sixth year of his reign (recorded in Sefer Ezra), authorizing construction of Bayit Sheni and provisions for the korbanot.

Zerubavel as the continuation of the Davidic line and the progenitor of Moshiach.

The Malbim on nevuah during the Second Temple period.

האבכה בחודש החמישי: In Kislev the people came and asked, now that the Bet HaMikdash is built do we still need to observe Tisha B'Av. Why were they asking now? What was their motive?

Delivered at the OU Israel Center, June 17th, 2019, 14 Sivan 5779