Susan Sered

Susan Starr Sered holds a Ph.D. in anthropology from the Hebrew University. She has served as a consultant to the Israel Cancer Association and has conducted studies of attitudes toward the medical system of Israeli women with breast cancer and of Jewish healing in Boston. She is currently Director of Research for the Religion, Health and Healing Research Initiative at the Harvard Divinity School.

Articles by Susan Sered

The Contemporary Jewish Healing Movement

Jewish "healing" is more about providing communal support than about curing the sick.