The Churva Synagogue

Question: I heard in the name of the Vilna Gaon that when the Churva Synagogue is built it is a sign that the Third Temple will soon be built. Is this true?
A: I have not heard this idea in the name of the Vilna Gaon. What is correct is that the second building of the Churva Synagogue was performed by the students of the Vilna Gaon, who made Aliyah with Rabbi Menachem Mendel of Shaklov. But this was 200 years ago. And then it was destroyed. This shul has been built three times. The first time by Rabbi Yehudah Ha-Chasid from Poland, the second time by the students of the Vilna Gaon from Russia and the third time by all of the Nation of Israel, the State of Israel, and it will therefore not be destroyed. The Vilna Gaon also said in the book "Kol Ha-Tur" not to involve ourselves with signs and hints but to build the Land and renew the life of the Nation of Israel in our Land and then the Redemption will come.