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Illness and Health in the Jewish Tradition

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Published by Jewish Publication Society of America .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Family & Health,
  • Judaism,
  • Personal & public health,
  • Religion: general,
  • Worship,
  • Religion,
  • Religion And Medicine,
  • Religion - Judaism,
  • Suffering,
  • Religious aspects,
  • Judaism - Theology,
  • Judaism - Rituals & Practice,
  • Health,
  • Medicine

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsDavid L. Freeman (Editor), Judith Z. Abrams (Editor)
    The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages291
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8171215M
    ISBN 100827606737
    ISBN 109780827606739

      In Islamic tradition the difference between health and illness was, and still is, perceived as balance and imbalance or the Humoral Theory. Muslims have historically sought the Qur’an as a healing source in times of psychological and spiritual distress. When experiencing physical illness, Muslims have also been open to the rituals and. Get this from a library! Health and medicine in the Jewish tradition: l'hayyim--to life. [David M Feldman] -- Gift of Rabbi W. Gunther Plaut.

    The Jewish Tradition: Religious Beliefs and Health Care Decisions: Author: Elliot N. Dorff: Publisher: Park Ridge Center for the Study of Health, Faith, and Ethics, Original from: the University of Virginia: Digitized: Length: 23 pages: Export Citation: BiBTeX EndNote RefMan. Jewish health issues. A genetic disorder is caused by an abnormality in a person’s DNA. These inherited traits get passed along through the cultural tradition of marrying within the same community. As such, Jewish people have passed on mutations in DNA. However, even though Jewish genetic disorders occur more regularly in Jewish people, they.

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Illness and Health in the Jewish Tradition is an anthology of traditional and modern Jewish writings that highlights these basic principles.

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Illness and Health in the Jewish Tradition: Writings from the Bible to Today Judith Z. Abrams, Editor, David L. Freeman, Editor Jewish Publication Society of America $ (p) ISBN   The premise of the Jewish attitude toward illness is that living is sacred, that good health enables us to live a fully religious life, and that disease is an evil.

Any effective therapy is permitted, even if it conflicts with Jewish law. To bring about healing is a responsibility not only of the Pages: Are there any Jewish organizations that focus on mental health. Yes, Besides those noted above, Elijah’s Journey is a national Jewish nonprofit that focuses on suicide prevention.

In addition, virtually every local Jewish federation in North America has a Jewish Family Services agency that provides, among other things, counseling and other. Get this from a library. Illness and health in the Jewish tradition: writings from the Bible to today.

[David L Freeman, (Physician); Judith Z Abrams;] -- "The premise of the Jewish attitude toward illness is that living is sacred, that good health enables us to live a fully religious life. The paper emphasizes how the Jewish tradition views health and the importance of health care.

This paper is one in a series of seven papers, each representing the unique views of different faith communities: Catholic, Jewish, Protestant, Muslim, Hispanic Catholic, Hispanic Protestant, and African American Size: KB. Ancient Judaism acclaimed God as source of health and illness, with sickness a divine-mandated punishment for individual and communal sins.

In the Bible, God is viewed as responsible for all healing, and the magical healing practices of the surrounding nations were associated with time the physician was increasingly accepted as a healer who worked in partnership with God.

Judaism on Health and Illness Human health and flourishing are core values in the Jewish tradition. At times the Hebrew scriptures suggest that illness is the result of sinful behavior; lepers, for example, are sometimes depicted as afflicted with their illness because of ethical shortcomings.

Jewish Perspectives on Health & Wellness. Health & Wellness Description. Jewish Tradition commands us to respect our bodies and to strive for health as a means of honoring our relationship to God.

Discover Reform Jewish perspectives on important topics related to health and wellness. Cancer & Serious Illness. HEALING AND MEDICINE: HEALING AND MEDICINE IN JUDAISM. Jewish sacred texts, in particular the Hebrew Bible, Apocrypha (noncanonic, postbiblical writings), rabbinic literature from the late Roman era (the Talmud and midrash), the Mishn ā h Torah (Repetition of the law; a twelfth-century ce classification of religious subjects), and the Shulhan Arukh (The prepared table; a sixteenth-century ce.

seminar about Jewish views of health and illness, took part in a study group exploring Judaism and feminism, and began attending regular "Services of Healing," where Jews dealing with illness and grief pray together for strength and comfort.

At 50 years of age, she began her own journey of Jewish learning and spiritual development. Night PrayerFile Size: 84KB. focus of Jewish history shifted to the community in Persia.

The Persian Jewish community was at the forefront of world Jewry through the Muslim period, extending to approximately C.E., but there were sizable Jewish communities in Israel, North Africa, and southern Europe dur-ing that time. From around C.E. to the fifteenth cen. Journal of Jewish Communal Service, Vol No.

3/4, Summer/Fall Judaism, Health, and Healing: How a New Jewish Communal Field Took Root and Where it Might Grow Michele F. Prince, LCSW MAJCS ‘02 Implicit within Judaism is a vision of human well-being that is grounded in “aCited by: 3. Buy a cheap copy of Illness and Health in the Jewish book by David L.

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Freeman. Words of Jewish wisdom and advice on health, the care of the body, medical and environmental ethics, diseases, healing, and more make the Hadassah Jewish Family Book of Health and Wellness a must-read." —Carol Diament, Ph.D., former director, Hadassah’s Jewish Education DepartmentAuthor: Dr.

Robin E. Berman, Arthur Kurzweil, Dale L. Mintz. Books on Judaism and Health A selection of books on Judaism, health, healing and illness, as well as bioethics, spirituality and disease-specific writings, plus a few secular selections of import • Abraham, Abraham S. (trans.). Nishmat Avraham, Vol.

1 and II (Orach Chaim and Yoreh Deah). Mesorah Publications, Ltd., File Size: 89KB. Jewish tradition teaches that human life is of infinite value and that the preservation of life supersedes almost all other considerations. Reform Jews believe that God endowed humanity with the understanding and ability to become partners with God in making a better world.

The use of our wisdom to cure illnesses has been a central theme in. and make it available to others also on a spiritual healing path. And, so, this little book was born. In these pages readers will discover a variety of spiritual paths to health and well-being based on Jewish tradition – from The Psalms, prayer and meditation to the use of various segulot or talismen.

Number one on the list, however, is Size: KB. Jewish dietary laws are not laid down as health laws, but religious laws, even though many of them have a role in illness prevention.

Similarly, some have suggested that many of the provisions in the Book of Leviticus are a model for modern health legislation. In fact, the provisions relating to what is described as leprosy are not dissimilar. Where Judaism and health intersect, healing may begin. Essential reading for people interested in the Jewish healing, spirituality and spiritual direction movements, this groundbreaking volume explores the Jewish tradition for comfort in times of illness and Judaism’s perspectives on.

©— Bioethics Research Library Box Washington DC While we must recognize that every illness is a message from G‑d and take appropriate spiritual action, at the same time we may, and must, use medicines that have healing powers. Jewish Practice» Mitzvahs & Traditions» More Mitzvahs & Traditions» Parshah Halachah.• Integrates cultural beliefs into health care practices – Hot and Cold theory in Hispanic and Asians – Ancestor Worship in Asians – Jehovah’s Witness and blood products – Bereavement and pregnancy loss in all cultures – Vaginal bleeding in Jewish cultureFile Size: KB.