Afterlife & Messiah QuizThe 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?
Question 1. In which book is the person who ushers in the World to Come called "The Messiah"?
None of these
Question 2. True or false: Reform Judaism rejects the idea of a physical resurrection.
Question 3. Do some Jews believe in resurrection?
Question 4. True or false: The mystic Abraham Abulafia didn't just try to bring the Messiah, he tried to become the Messiah.
Question 5. Which of the blessings in the Amidah testifies to the belief in the Messiah?
The blessing "Avot," for the forefathers
The blessing "Shield of Abraham," for the Chosen one
The blessing "Gevurot," for God's "mightiness" in reviving the dead
The blessing "Rofei," for healing the pain of death
Question 6. According to the Books of Ecclesiastes and Job, who goes down to Sheol after they die?
Only evil men
Only the poor
Only free men
Question 7. 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