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Special Section Stories

Tai chi, qigong blend with faith in teacher’s ‘Tree of Life’ classes

The link between meditation and spirituality has been examined for years.   Sue Gurland of Boca Raton is one who has seen the correlation and teaches students a way to reach deeper fulfillment in faith through movement. Gurland, who has been practicing and teaching tai chi and qigong for the better part of 30 years, has integrated a foundation of Jewish teachings into her classes.  More...

What about a Jewish prayer for those with mental illness?

Traditionally, we say the Mi Sheberach prayer for those who are ill and those recovering from illness or accident. More...

Jewish women’s eggs a hot commodity, but are they ‘kosher’?

ROCKVILLE, MD – Laura has donated her eggs four times to women who needed help having children.  “It gave me a real sense of purpose,” she said. “It really is a great personal pleasure to know that I have something that changes someone’s life.”  Laura, 28, from Manassas, VA, asked that her full name not be published to protect her privacy.  More...

Rare numbing disease that plagues Jews has diagnosis, but no cure

SILVER SPRING, MD – David Epstein went to his doctor in 1997 to see why he was going to the bathroom so frequently and what was causing his fingers to go numb.  Years of doctor visits, medical testing and prescription medications led nowhere. Meanwhile, the numbness gradually moved up his limbs – and his brother in Colorado began experiencing similar problems.  More...

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