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The Rabbi Who Saw the Future

It wasn’t always so obvious that Christians would one day help restore Israel, but one rabbi knew long before it happened.

“Strangers will shepherd your flocks; foreigners will work your fields and vineyards.” Isaiah 61:5 The idea that Gentiles would play a crucial role in helping the Jewish people return to their land and settle in Israel is well-known to many of our readers. Many of you are taking an active part in restoring the Land by partnering with Israel Today in planting trees in the desert and supporting our soldiers. But did you know that understanding the critical part non-Jews would play in the growth and development of Israel was first promoted by a famous rabbi? The German Rabbi Israel…