Paging Dr. God: Jewish Views of Illness and Healing

The Jewish custom of praying for people who are ill or injured is very old. In recent years, rabbis and other Jewish thinkers have worked to revive old traditions and restore Jewish ideas about health and healing to the mainstream of Jewish life.

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Elul and Spiritual Do-Overs

In order to have a meaningful Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur, start the month before and take your time to work on yourself.

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Fast for the Body, Food for the Spirit

She doesn’t enjoy it, but she gets a lot out of fasting on the ninth of Av.

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When Converting, Telling Your Family Might Be The Hardest Part

How do you tell your parents you are converting to Judaism?

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