MASHIACH: THE MESSIAH
13 PRINCIPLES OF JEWISH FAITH
In the Tanakh (Hebrew Bible), the Messiah is a High Priest or King of God's kingdom, in the Messianic Age.
"The great codifier of Torah law and Jewish philosophy, Rabbi Moshe ben Maimon ("Maimonides" also known as "The Rambam"), compiled what he refers to as the Shloshah Asar Ikkarim , the "Thirteen Fundamental Principles" of the Jewish faith, as derived from the Torah. Maimonides refers to these thirteen principles of faith as "the fundamental truths of our religion and its very foundations." The Thirteen Principles of Jewish faith are as follows:
1. Belief in the existence of the Creator, who is perfect in every manner of existence and is the Primary Cause of all that exists.
2. The belief in G-d's absolute and unparalleled unity.
3. The belief in G-d's non-corporeality, nor that He will be affected by any physical occurrences, such as movement, or rest, or dwelling.
4. The belief in G-d's eternity.
5. The imperative to worship G-d exclusively and no foreign false gods.
6. The belief that G-d communicates with man through prophecy.
7. The belief in the primacy of the prophecy of Moses our teacher.
8. The belief in the divine origin of the Torah.
9. The belief in the immutability of the Torah.
10. The belief in G-d's omniscience and providence.
11. The belief in divine reward and retribution.
12. The belief in the arrival of the Messiah and the messianic era.
Ani Maamin B'emunah Sh'leimah B'viyat Hamashiach. V'af al pi sheyitmahmehah im kol zeh achake lo b'chol yom sheyavo.
I believe with full faith in the coming of the Messiah. And even though he tarries, with all that, I await his arrival with every day.
13. The belief in the resurrection of the dead.
It is the custom of many congregations to recite the Thirteen Articles, in a slightly more poetic form, beginning with the words Ani Maamin --"I believe"--every day after the morning prayers in the synagogue."
I am pleased to proclaim the Arrival of the Mashiach: the Messiah, - Ibrahim the Beast, a Sign of the Hour.
In Jewish eschatology, the belief in the eventual coming of a Messiah is a fundamental article of Faith, - [the Maimonides' 13 Principles of Faith]. Messiah ben Joseph will die sacrificing himself in preparation for the arrival of Messiah ben David who will usher in a period of Global peace.
"Jewish tradition alludes to two redeemers, both of whom are called Mashiach and are involved in ushering in the Messianic Age: Mashiach ben David and Mashiach ben Yosef. In general, the term Messiah unqualified refers to Mashiach ben David (Messiah, son of David)."  
"According to Maimonides, Jesus of Nazareth is not the Messiah, as is claimed by Christians and Muslims."
In the Holy Qur'an, the prophecy, [27:76-82], says: "Verily this Qur'an doth explain to the Children of Israel most of the matters wherein they disagree. ... And when the Word is fulfilled against them, We shall produce from the earth a beast to (face) them: he will speak to them ... ".
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