Is there such a thing as Jewish anxiety? And, if there is, is it good for the Jews?
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Although her university turned down the idea, friends she met on Birthright Israel enthusiastically said “yes” —and helped her start an organization.
Due to past trauma, having someone watch me immerse in the mikveh brings me extreme anxiety — and yet, my rabbis give me no other option.
A simple reassurance from you can help a lot.
Gal Beckerman spent four years as opinion editor of the Forward. Above all, he got to know firsthand the gut-churning, fraught, panicked and uncomfortable state of being an American Jew today. Here is his diagnosis.
Judy Bolton-Fasman once considered herself the ‘poster girl’ for psychotropic medications but now wonders if her pills have become a crutch.
Lenore Skenazy teaches children to be more daring, and parents to calm down on her new reality TV show. Does that make her the ‘World’s Worst Mom’?
Jay Michaelson sat down with Dan Harris to talk about his new book about Buddhist meditation and the ‘(Woody) Allen Spectrum’ of Jewish stress.
When Simi got married she stopped her anti-anxiety pills, thinking she no longer needed them. Then she realized she did, for the sake of her marriage.