A gift from G-d, your body is a vehicle for your soul. Thus, while one must exercise the body, one should never worship it.
Does the Torah put more emphasis on a healthy soul than it does a healthy body? Can one be healthy while the other isn’t? Why are so many doctors Jewish? Does medicine come from G-d? It definitely seems like the Torah puts more emphasis on jogging one’s memory than it does on jogging period. Maybe it’s because we are created in the Divine image, and we don’t want to Photoshop that image by editing it too much? Does prayer have medicinal properties?
One of adrenaline’s positive effects is an enhanced ability to focus, while suppressing annoying bodily functions like sneezing and coughing. It enables you to be so in-the-moment that you are able to accomplish what you otherwise could not, without distraction by your own body.Read More
A message to first responders and healthcare workers during the Covid-19 Pandemic by Rabbi Simon JacobsonRead More