Ten Commandments

Question

Is it okay for a Jew if the person follows only the 10 commandments? I mean, is this quite enough to go to heaven after death?

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  1. The Ten Commandments are an integral part of Judaism. However, a Jew who keeps only the Ten Commandments is not living his life according to how God wants us to. In Judaism there are 613 Commandments in the Torah and more that are found in the Oral Torah and the Rabbinical literature. The World to Come is defined according to a person’s actions in this world. That means that a Jew who does not keep the other Commandments except for the Ten Commandments is not able to build a place in the World to Come.

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