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The Seven Questions You’re Asked in Heaven

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Mondays January 22 - February 12
12:00pm Pacific Time | 3:00pm Eastern Time
Event Details

Study text, share stories, and explore potential questions you’ll be asked in heaven.

We are delighted to offer this class for free. But to ensure we can keep making Jewish education accessible at no charge, will you make the suggested donation of $36 (or more, if you are so moved)? Thank you for your generosity!

When you get to heaven, what questions do you think you’ll be asked about how you lived your life on earth? In the Talmud and through the centuries, rabbis have imagined what these questions might be. In this challenging, poignant, and humorous four-session course, we’ll study text, share stories, and explore the concept of cheshbon ha-nefesh, a spiritual accounting of the soul.

This class meets the following Mondays at noon:

January 22, Session 1:
Question 1: What Will You Be Asked? The concept of cheshbon ha-nefesh and the first question you’ll be asked in heaven (it’s a surprise!)

January 29, Session 2:
Question 2: The Immortality of Influence
Question 3: Turn It…and Turn It

February 5, Session 3:
Question 4: The Hope of God
Question 5: What Matters Most

February 12, Session 4:
Question 6: Living to Do
Question 7: Perfecting You

Series: 4 Sessions
Instructor: Ron Wolfson

Dr. Ron Wolfson is the Fingerhut Professor of Education at American Jewish University in Los Angeles, where he has been on the faculty for fifty years. He is the author of twenty books on Jewish life, including Shabbat, Passover, Hanukkah, God’s To-Do List, The Seven Questions You’re Asked in Heaven, The Spirituality of Welcoming, Relational Judaism, The Relational Judaism Handbook, a memoir, The Best Boy in the United States of America, and his latest book with Dr. Bruce Powell – Raising A+ Human Beings: Crafting a Jewish School Culture of Academic Excellence and AP Kindness.