השיבה שופטינו כבראשונה, ויועצנו כבתחלה

Will this happen before Moshiach or after?
The Rambam on Mishnayos Sanhedrin 1:3 writes that this will happen before Moshiach. Therefore he concludes that if all the chachomim in Eretz Yisroel unite they could give Semicha.
The Nimukei Yosef in the end of Yevomos writes that this will happen after Moshiach arrives. From the order of Shemona Esre, which the Gemora in Megilah 17B explains follows the order of the redemption, would seem to be a proof that it will happen after Moshiach, since we first have the berocho of ‘תקע בשופר’ and then ‘השיבה שופטינו’ .
According to the Rambam it might have been fulfilled already at the time of the Bais Yosef when they reinstituted Semicha in Eretz Yisroel.

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