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Question: I have read about the Jewish belief in afterlife. What I want to know is: does my beloved father know -- even now, since his passing -- how deeply I love and miss him, and need him? And, when I die, will I ever again be able to talk to my belove...
My parents say that I was an "accident." Is there any meaning in celebrating the day that I wasn't really supposed to have been born on?
Does Judaism believe in an afterlife? From what I’ve read of the Torah, it seems that there is no mention of life after death.
I am almost embarrassed to say it, but I went to my grandmother's grave and begged her to come to my wedding. Did she hear me?
What happens when you die? Where do you go? Is it scary?
Isn’t it a little unfair that all my life I was more Jewish than my friends, was even subjected to anti-Semitism, and after all that I’m told I need to convert?
Who isn’t terrified at the notion of being in a fiery furnace for all eternity?
My dog recently died. He was my loyal companion for many years, even more loyal than some of my friends. I was wondering: what happens to animals after they die? Do they go to heaven?
Shmuel Question: Lately I've been thinking that Life after Death is a fairy tale created by man to give people hope that once we die, consciousness continues to exist (it's a frightening thought to think otherwise). My gut tells me that the brain and body...
This article is part of Ask Rabbi Y, a weekly column with fascinating question and answer that will enrich your knowledge. Sign up here to receive Rabbi Y's weekly email. Every descent of the soul into this world has a specific Divine purpose. This is the...
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