Take the 2-minute tour ×
Mi Yodeya is a question and answer site for those who base their lives on Jewish law and tradition and anyone interested in learning more. It's 100% free, no registration required.

This question already has an answer here:

Can anyone direct me to a book or commentary on Jewish thoughts on what happens after death, and the evolution of those ideas. I understand that Judaism is centered on how to live life, but from I can read is somewhat obscure or absent in discussing an afterlife. My Christian friends often asked me, what do Jews believe in after death?

share|improve this question

marked as duplicate by Shokhet, YeZ, Shmuel Brin, Danny Schoemann, Gershon Gold Nov 2 at 14:34

This question has been asked before and already has an answer. If those answers do not fully address your question, please ask a new question.

1  
    
See here. This follows the Ramban. Note that this isn't the only Jewish view on the question. See here. –  Yishai Aug 1 at 15:44
    
see the book gesher hachaim –  ray Aug 2 at 19:03

1 Answer 1

You could try Journey to Heaven: Exploring Jewish Views of the Afterlife. It's on my to read list, but haven't gotten to it yet so your best bet is to read the amazon reviews.

share|improve this answer
    
While this link may answer the question, it is better to include the essential parts of the answer here and provide the link for reference. Link-only answers can become invalid if the linked page changes. –  Shmuel Brin Nov 2 at 3:22
1  
@ShmuelBrin Ordinarily, i'd agree, but this is a [product-recommendation], so the title plus a link is an answer. –  Scimonster Nov 2 at 7:27

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.