Can Jews Gain Atonement for Sin Without a Temple? – Rabbi Yonathan Ben Avraham
How can Jews unburden themselves of their sin in absence of the Temple and the sacrificial system? This question is often raised by Christians in an attempt to highlight the Jew’s need for a messiah who will take their sin upon himself, namely, Jesus. But is there really such a need or is the remedy outlined plainly and simply within the pages of the Tanakh?