Jewish Health

Faith Healing

Curing with supernatural powers is viewed with skepticism in Judaism.

Eating Disorders in the Jewish Community

Anorexia and bulimia are amongst the most emotionally and physically devastating disorders affecting young Jewish women.

The Spirituality of Food

We may need to work on our spiritual health in order to ensure our physical health.

Jewish Health & Healing Practices

Jews' close connection to healing, both as patients and physicians, is ancient and rooted in both theology and history.

Medicine, Healing and the Jewish Tradition

Despite early theological objections, Jewish law views the practice of medicine as a mitzvah.

Caring for One’s Own Health

Jewish law mandates a healthful lifestyle.

Saving a Life (Pikuach Nefesh)

Most of Jewish law can and should be set aside in order to avoid endangering a person's health or safety.