How Judaism Unraveled My Secular Security Blanket

Aimee Gindin

Like Alice down a rabbit hole, I am naïve and curious and a little bit scared. But I’m also open to the possibilities of wonder and awe and putting my rational self aside so I can be free to imagine the unimaginable.

Do Jews Believe in an Afterlife?

What happens when we die? Do we see our loved ones? Do we know them? Do they know us? Jewish wisdom offers no definitive answer, but there is guidance in several core teachings.