Jewish Concept of Hell

My first reblog. As I recently posted ‘I have nothing to say’ I found someone who had ‘something beautiful to say’…

Tziyona

A Jewish story. One time a man we’ll call Mike, was invited by one of G-d’s assistants (angel) to come and see heaven and hell so he could chose which place he wanted to aim for. First he was brought to hell. The room was set for a large beautiful banquet. Platters of food, luscious fruits, amazing desserts were all laid out on the table. People were all sitting around the table trying to eat. The aroma of the repast was tantalizing. The problem was all the people had large straight sticks tied onto their arms making them impossible to bend and get the food to their mouths. The frustration, and cries of hunger was loud and painful to watch.

Then Mike was taken to Heaven. The exact same scene was presented. But there was one difference; the people, who all still had the same straight inflexible arms, were picking…

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