When news of the Jewish justice’s death spread last week, so did a lot of weird claims about how Jews should mourn and what they believe. It’s time to clear things up.
And what you need to know in case you ever encounter him.
The divine situation comedy.
A reflective history of Jewish views of death and what follows it.
Saving the lowliest sinners from hellfire.
The answer lies in the Tree of Life.
On the reaction of American Jews to Lincoln’s death.
Justice would come to the oppressive Greeks in the afterlife.
Discussion of the afterlife is largely absent from Jewish religious discussion today, but for a long time the concept of postmortem reward and punishment was. . .
In the 2nd century BCE, after centuries of living in a province of one or another empire, Jews won themselves a powerful independent kingdom. In. . .