Patients often have high levels of cortisol, the stress hormone. Prayer stimulates the release of hormones that can restore calm and promote healing.
“We had this enterprising spirit: If you can’t find it, build it,” Abrams said. “Which I think is very Jewish.”
For the sin we committed by inappropriate sexual advances…For the sin we committed through inappropriate use of power…
Sometimes I feel skeptical about all the promises meditation practitioners claim, but I go to meditation class more regularly than synagogue.
Personal crisis, tragedy and loneliness are the main reasons people pray.
As a teacher in an Orthodox boys’ school, I’m told to leave the room for prayer times. The message to my students is clear.
Rabbi Douglas Sagal, a Reform leader in New Jersey, wrote a viral poem on Facebook following the Sunday night massacre in Las Vegas.
Can the deadly storm be prayed away?
The government of Israel told the nation’s Supreme Court that it plans to expand and upgrade a space for non-Orthodox prayer.
In a communal prayer service, we are not spectators and ought not to consider ourselves so.