Tag: health

Bible Verses about Health

Our guest blogger, Bible Study Tools.   Through scripture, we can find God’s guidance to good health, as it is rated of high importance. These bible verses expose us to God’s rules for good physical, mental, and spiritual health. 1 Corinthians 6:19-20   19 Do you not know that your bodies are temples of the Read More

Israeli shoes (re-teach) the brain how to walk

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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 Read More

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 Read More

Kosher Dieting

Kosher Dieting Great tips to stay healthy. Guest Blog By Leah Koenig Dieting–the practice of controlling one’s food and drink intake with the hopes of losing weight–is a fascinating and frustrating phenomenon. With near-religious fervor, American dieters purchase protein shakes, juicers, or a slew of expensive packaged meals from dieting services–and, more often than not, Read More

1 in 4 Jews is a carrier of a “Jewish” genetic disorder

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Jewish Healing Practices: Renaming in the face of serious illness

By Guest Blogger: Rabbi Simkha Y. Weintraub Every person has three names: One her father and mother gave, one others call, and one she acquires herself. –Ecclesiastes Rabbah, 7:1:3 Judaism, like many if not all faiths and traditions, has a lot to say about illness, suffering, and loss–and much to offer people in their search Read More

Teach Your Kids to Visit the Sick

Visiting the Sick: How to teach your kids that it’s important to take care of each other By Guest Blogger Lisa Samick Visits, especially from kids, are sometimes the best medicine. We all want to raise ethical children – children who care about others, about the environment, about making the world a better place. But Read More

Jewish Views of Illness and Healing

By Marinell James Someone you know is ill, and other people are offering to pray for them. You aren’t sure–do Jews do that? Are you allowed to pray in a synagogue for someone who isn’t Jewish to get better? The Jewish custom of praying for people who are ill or injured is very old. In Read More

A Torah Approach to Anxiety Relief

  By Sara Esther Crispe With Thanks to Chabad.org There is no question that we live in a high-pressured world, and not only do we deal with the stress that society puts on our heads, but we have our own inner pressure-cooker as well—from our personal expectations, responsibilities, work, families, relationships, and our goals for Read More

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