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By Hillel Halkin

After One-Hundred-and-Twenty offers a richly nuanced and deeply own examine Jewish attitudes and practices concerning loss of life, mourning, and the afterlife as they've got existed and developed from biblical instances to this present day. Taking its name from the Hebrew and Yiddish blessing to reside to a ripe previous age—Moses is expounded to were one hundred twenty years outdated while he died—the publication explores how the Bible's unique reticence approximately an afterlife gave option to perspectives approximately own judgment and present after dying, the resurrection of the physique, or even reincarnation. It examines Talmudic views on grief, burial, and the afterlife, indicates how Jewish ways to dying replaced within the heart a long time with thinkers like Maimonides and within the mystical writings of the Zohar, and delves into things like the origins of the customized of reciting Kaddish for the deceased and ideology approximately encountering the lifeless in visions and dreams.

After One-Hundred-and-Twenty can be Hillel Halkin's eloquent and disarmingly candid mirrored image on his personal mortality, the deaths of these he has recognized and enjoyed, and the relief he has and has now not derived from Jewish tradition.

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