Jewish View on Next Life
The Messianic Society: A Jewish Utopia
In Jewish sources, the ideal Jewish society will be situated in Israel and ushered in by catastrophic events.
Early Zionist thinkers envisioned, in great detail, the perfect human--and Jewish--society.
The World to Come
The rabbis of the Talmud had a lot to say on the World to Come, but little about what it actually is.
The belief in a messiah, a person who will redeem the people Israel and usher in a more perfect era, is has long been considered a core plank of Jewish belief.
Jewish Spirituality and the Soul
The idea that the soul is the human instrument of spirituality became more prominent over the course of Jewish history.
The Transmigrating Soul: A Yiddish Folktale
The Transmigrating Soul. Jewish Reincarnation. Jewish Life After Death. Jewish Afterlife and Eschatology. Jewish View on Next Life. Jewish Ideas and Beliefs
Immortality of the Soul
Though the survival of the soul after death is hinted at in the Hebrew Bible, it became an explicit doctrine only in the early centuries of the Common Era.
The Afterlife in Judaism: Modern Liturgical Reforms
Amending prayers that mention resurrection to accord with modern sensibilities.
Jewish Resurrection Gets New Life
By the second century at the latest, belief in resurrection had entered Jewish liturgy and legal writing.