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How Far Away is Heaven?

How Far Away is Heaven?

By Adam Eliyahu Berkowitz Kids ask the toughest questions. “How far away is heaven?” It is surprising how often the answers can be found in the Bible or in Jewish sources. But in this case, the sources give two totally contradictory...

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Do Jews Believe in the Afterlife?

Do Jews Believe in the Afterlife?

After 175 years, Abraham passes away and the Torah uses a very specific formula to describe what happens to him: he was gathered to his kin. Isaac (Genesis 35:29) and Jacob (Genesis 49:33) are similarly described, as are Moses...

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