Afterlife & Messiah Quiz


The immortality of the soul, the World to Come, the resurrection of the dead, and the Messianic age are all part of Jewish tradition. How much do you know about this area of Jewish belief?

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Qustion 1. Which of these was a belief of the followers of Jacob Frank?

That all tenets of halakhah, or Jewish law, must be carried out to the fullest That one could outwardly obey halakhah, or Jewish law, but break it in secret That only the moral laws, such as sexual purity and monogamy, were essential to keep That halakhah was unnecessary in the times of the Messiah

Qustion 2. Which of these is not a term that refers to the Jewish conception of the Afterlife?

Eternal Jerusalem Gan Eden The World to Come Sheol

Qustion 3. In the Zohar, when do most pilgrimages of holy people to Heaven take place?

At the sun's first light During the night, while they sleep At the moments of prayer Just before their weddings

Qustion 4. In the view of the talmudic sage Rav, which of the following is true about the World to Come?

Sexual relations will be unrestricted Everyone will be rich Food will taste like anything we want There will be no food except for the light of the Shekhinah

Qustion 5. What is the concept of gilgul?

The transmigration of souls from one body to another The building of a "live" person from clay or mud The belief that all souls return to God A person storing their soul in a physical object at the time of death

Qustion 6. Which of these is a Jewish belief about heaven?

All people go there. Only Jews can go there. In Heaven, the righteous will study Torah with God. Both our bodies and souls are transmuted into Heaven.

Qustion 7. In which book is the person who ushers in the World to Come called "The Messiah"?

Zechariah Jeremiah Isaiah Micah None of these

Qustion 8. Where does the idea of a political or military redeemer come from?

Genesis Deuteronomy Samuel The Later Prophets

Qustion 9. According to the Mishnah, who does not have a share in the World to Come?

One who says that the resurrection of the dead is a teaching that does not derive from the Torah One who says that the Torah is not from heaven One who questions the rabbis A and B only All of these

Qustion 10. According to the Talmud, do non-Jews have a share in the World to Come?

Yes No
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