the talmud in Rosh Hashana 17a lists some sins which warrant eternal gehinom. Is this to be taken literally? or perhaps it means a very long time or until the end of this world.
A common version of the allegory of the long spoons tells how Rabbi Hayim Elhanan ben Yehudah Leyb Tsedek or Tzadikov (*1813, ✡1883) of Rumšiškės went to see the difference between Heaven and Hell. ...