Beit HaMikdash

Refers to either the First Temple or Second Temple Beit HaMikdash HaRishon or Bayit Sheni – the ancient spiritual centers of the Jewish People, both of which were destroyed.  There is the belief that a third Temple will be rebuilt – a “Bayit Shelishi” – upon the arrival of the Messiah, the Mashiach.

Beit ha-Mikdash
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