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Does Judaism Believe in Reincarnation?

Fulfilling the soul’s unique mission may take more than one lifetime.

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(7) Anonymous, December 15, 2017 12:19 AM

Experiencing possible re-incarnation

When my grandson was in my car at age 3 he forcefully
insisted that he carried me in his arms.
I said I am a grown up and you are so little. But he continued to
insist he remembers carrying me in his arms.

(6) Mandy Goldberg, December 14, 2017 7:12 PM

Soul mate

How does this affect your soul mate. We are told that we have a bashert. are there multiple ones. And also re resurrection of the dead in prophecy which soul in what body comes back. These have always been my questions in regards to reincarnation

(5) Joseph Mendson, December 14, 2017 5:59 PM

The Rambam on Reincarnation versus Resurrection

Joseph Mendson ·
To Efim Svirsky: Neither have I. The obviousness is based on the fact that, why would the great Rambam have spoken pro or against something that is not Jewish or documented in the Tanach? BTW, I would be glad to read any reference in the Tanach in favor of reincarnation or resurrection. I mean, one to be reincarnated, he or she must return from the eternal home of the dead which would contradict not only the Tanach but also the logical concept of eternity which only HaShem owns.

(4) Edward Kremer, December 14, 2017 2:35 PM

Here are some researchers who wrote books on peoples memories on being human in other lifetimes.I read these and have believed in it since My father told me about gilgul as a child.
Rabbi Yonasson Gershom, Dr Brian L Weiss, Dr Ian Stevenson, Dr Jeffrey Woolger, Edgar Cayce. Here is a recent book " The Boy Who Knew Too Much " by Cathy Byrd. If these books arent convincing. Then I wish you a past life memory as I have had. Oh yes I almost didn't mention Dolores Cannons discoveries on this subject gleaned from thousands of her clients over more than forty years. There is much to be learned from this knowledge that is vast.

(3) Caryn Portnoy, December 14, 2017 2:19 PM

Does this mean that someone who is homeless and has fewer tools is closer to perfection?

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