Jewish Thought

Gehinom

09.07.18

Question

Since Judaism doesn't believe in hell, what happens to really bad people after they die? How are they punished?

Answer

To the Questioner,

Judaism does not include the concept of punishment for the sake of punishment. There is only an idea of "purification". 
Judaism believes that there is a specific place which is designated for the  process of this purification. 

With Blessing,
Rav Nachum

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