Why do Jews believe in reincarnation?

In my last question about converts to Judaism and the messiah an answerer said that converts were born Jewish in a past life, but for reasons known only to God they were reincarnated to not be born Jewish but they are still real Jews. "Reincarnated?" Have Jews always believed in reincarnation?... show more In my last question about converts to Judaism and the messiah an answerer said that converts were born Jewish in a past life, but for reasons known only to God they were reincarnated to not be born Jewish but they are still real Jews.


"Reincarnated?"


Have Jews always believed in reincarnation? What is the basis for believing in reincarnation?
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