Divine Connection Between The Fall Of Syria, The Messiah And The End Of Days

Daily headlines are increasingly pointing to the notion that the President of Syria, Bashar Hafez al-Assad, more commonly known as Bashar Assad, is losing his grip on Syria. Is this a sign that the End of Days are approaching? There are several hints in sacred Jewish texts to a connection between the fate of Syria and the End of Days and, in particular, between the fall of Damascus, Syria’s capital city, and the imminent arrival of the Messiah, son of David.

“And it is a sign for you, when you see the Nero of the East fall in Damascus, the Salvation will come to Israel, and Mashiah Ben David will come…” – Rabbi Shimon Bar Yochai

The 2nd century Jewish sage Rabbi Shimon Bar Yochai predicted that when an evil ruler in Damascus [the Nero of the East] falls from power, the Messiah, son of David, will appear. The End of Days blogger known as Tomer Devorah made the connection in a recent blog post.

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