Zechariah #14 (Chapter 9)

Why did the Jews ask Zechariah if they should fast on Tisha B'Av while Bayit Sheni was rebuilt - what led them to question whether they were experiencing the final redemption?

This interaction is the introduction to several messianic/pre-messianic prophecies.

The symbolism of Mashiach arriving on a donkey rather than on a horse (which is a symbol of war).

Delivered at the OU Israel Center, July 15th, 2019, 12 Tammuz 5779