A Torah for Cancer

By Dana Jennings Guest Blogger from www.reformjudaism.org Torah is as much a part of my treatment for an aggressive form of prostate cancer as are the drugs, the radiation, and the love and support of my family and friends. Along with my current daily dose of radiation, I always take at least a couple stiff

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Teen Jewish Girl Launches Web Series

Actress, co-creator, and co-author, Nicholle Baron, is a Jewish teenager from Southern California. She stars in “The Homeschoolerz”  a quirky, funny and unique comedy about four home-schooled teenagers who meet once a week at a small group co-op. Their varied individual quirks clash with their mysterious teacher, creating hilarious antics while learning academic and life

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Compassion is the Best Medicine

A Conversation with Rabbi Edythe Mencher How do we help a loved one who’s engaging in destructive behavior and refusing assistance? The painful truth is that we cannot always help another person-and if we expect to be able to change someone else in order for us to feel better, we may be setting ourselves up

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Divine Distraction

Guest Blog By Miriam Adahan I once read about a learned man who was shoved into a cattle car by the Nazis. Amidst the unfathomable terror, hysteria and grief, he found himself crushed against a yeshivah student. His first words to the teenager were, “What are you learning in your Talmud studies?” I will never

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Old Testament Diet

Old Testament Diet A Guest Blog by Bill Sardi Genesis 1: 29: “Behold I have given you every plant yielding seed that is on the surface of all the earth, and every tree which has fruit yielding seed; it shall be food for you.” The Israelites had departed from Egypt and floundered in the desert

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JEWISH TEACHINGS ON HEALTH

Guest Blog by The Schwartz Collection on Judaism, Vegetarianism, and Animal Rights v’nishmartem meod l’nafshotechem (“Be extremely protective of your lives.”) (Deuteronomy 4:15). You may not in any way weaken your health or shorten your life. Only if the body is healthy is it an efficient instrument for the spirit’s activity….Therefore you should avoid everything

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Biblical Birth Control

A Guest Blog with thanks to Salon.com and author Elissa Strauss      When the Supreme Court agreed to hear two cases about the conflict between new healthcare mandates and religion, it sparked a heated conversation on the religious rights of for-profit corporations. In Hobby Lobby Stores Inc. v. Sebelius and Conestoga Wood Specialties Corp. v. Sebelius, the Court will

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The World to Come

It’s an individual Jew’s ultimate reward, but the nature of the World to Come has always been disputed. By Rabbi Louis Jacobs – Guest Blogger The World to Come usually refers to one of three things: the way the world will be in the End of Days when the righteous are resurrected; a world of

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