Archive for November 16th, 2009

Is Heaven reserved only for Jews?

Q My cousin said to me that when we pass away, we automatically go to heaven.  I have searched the Talmud and cannot seem to find anything like that at all. Would you please tell me where I can find this or any reference to us going to heaven?

Answer: It seems to me your grandfather was referring to a famous Mishnah found in the beginning of the 10th chapter of Sanhedrin which states:

All Israel have a portion in the World ...

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