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5 See Gershom Scholem, “Toward an Understanding of the Messianic Idea in Judaism,” trans. Michael A. Meyer, in The Messianic Idea in Judaism (New York: Schocken Books, 1971), pp. 1-36, on apocalyptic and restorative versions of Messianism.