Jtube: Modern Family: Heaven and Hell

What do you think heaven and hell are really like?

What do you think heaven and hell are really like?

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Comments (12)

(11) Anonymous, October 29, 2010 1:12 AM

Heaven is how we are remembered

If we do good in this world and follow the Torah mitzvot then people will regard us and our following generations with respect. Heaven is us being remembered in a positive light while hell means people curse our memories and prefer not to remember us,.

zeke, May 24, 2011 5:02 PM

Totally agree


(10) Bea, October 25, 2010 9:49 PM

To Rai

Exactly my point

(9) Patty Ann Smith, October 20, 2010 6:11 PM

HaShem Knows Best" !!!.

If we want to please HaShem we must do what His word says regardless of the consequenses, because we can only be blessed by our God if we follow His Word from our heart. His Word says we must treat strangers like one of our own, because we as Jews were once strangers in a land. So what if we get to crowded, if we are following HaShem's word we will all come out smelling like roses. If we could just learn, "HaShem knows best" !!!. Lets be determined to do everything His way!!!. Then we will be sure of living with Him forever in a blessed place!!!!

(8) Malka, October 20, 2010 11:08 AM


The Torah concept is: according to the effort is the reward. If we don't choose to keep Torah and Mitzvos but choose to act like there is no Torah or the Seven Noahide laws then we go to hell. A place devoid of G-d. We are cut off, we chose to cut ourselves off to HIM in this world, so it follows in the next

(7) Alan Drake Tyree, October 20, 2010 12:12 AM

Comment for (6) Anonymous:

I thought all the Sadducees were gone. Are you the last one? ...Or did someone build a time machine and bring you back?

(6) Anonymous, October 19, 2010 7:13 PM

Neither may exist....

Personally, I believe we pay for our transgressions here on earth during our lifetime! Similarly, we enjoy our rewards too! I consider our lives like plants, etc., we die, return to the earth, leaving our seed(children) to carry on our legacy. Why wait for rewards or punishments? It all happens during our lifetime!

(5) rai, October 19, 2010 6:11 PM

to Bea

Yes its true what you say. But its important to realize that the Torah will only be bliss in the next world to those that realize its importance while still in this world.

(4) DD, October 19, 2010 5:50 PM


That kid is waaaaay too amateurish an actor. He needs another year of training and then maaaaybe...on top of it the dialogue was inane and difficult to follow. maybe partly because out of context? Anyway, not enough to go on, so nothin to respond to.

(3) Mattityahu, October 19, 2010 2:11 PM


Heaven is being in the Divine Presence. Hell is being in the Divine Presence. The only difference is YOU. Imagine a sinner's discomfort at being in the Divine Presence, where everything he ever said or did is an open book.

(2) Anonymous, October 19, 2010 1:51 PM

what is heaven? GREAT SHORT CLIP

This is a great 3 minute clip explaining judaism's position on after life - really funny too! http://www.jewinthecity.com/2009/10/the-jewish-afterlife-episode-7/

(1) Bea, October 18, 2010 5:24 PM

Heaven has nothing to do with what most people think of angels playing harps in a beautiful garden. I once saw a quote from a great rabbi (I forget who): "Heaven is learning Talmud all day. The only difference is that there you'll enjoy it."


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