mental health

4 Things to Know About Jewish Healing
November 15, 2018
Author: Jacqui Meyer

Interacting with a personal God who listens to our prayers and cares about our daily affairs feels foreign to many Jewish people. Thus the Jewish healing movement is an opportunity to explore one’s spiritual beliefs and develop new ways of relating to God.

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What’s a Jewish Girl to Do? I Wanted God, Not Jesus
March 16, 2018

By my third year of grad school, my life, externally, was great. I had friends and a boyfriend who made a lot of money. I was in great shape, competing in a triathlon. But inside I was miserable. I found myself questioning everything: If life has no meaning, what does it matter if I live another day? And what happens after I die?

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Is God a Crutch?
November 1, 2012

Many of us who believe in Jesus (especially those of us who are Jewish) hear from our non-believing friends and relatives that he is “only a crutch.” Robert Rosett, a family physician in California, remembers the first time, as a child, that he asked his father about God: I don’t recall the question, but I…

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He Makes Me Lie Down in Green Pastures
March 1, 1990
Author: Don Baker

Green pastures don’t just happen.” If ever you’ve walked over the rolling hills of Israel, you’ve noted that the ground is rocky, barren and brown. Lack of rain between May and October means that vegetation is either withered in the heat or non-existent. In the shepherds’ fields near Bethlehem where David grazed his flock, the…

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