To Fast Or Not

By Penina V. Adelman

Jewish Family & Life (JFL Media), September 2009

The author recounts her experiences with fasting, and sometimes not fasting due to diabetes issues, on Yom Kippur. She finds that when she has fasted, she finds herself more connected to the community around her and to the meaning of the day.

Topic: Ritual, Spirituality, Health and Healing, Holidays, Religion

Name of Publication: Sh'ma: A Journal of Jewish Ideas

Editor: Berrin, Susan

Volume/Issue: Vol.40/no.662

Page Number(s): 12-13

Preview: Download

It appears you do not have a PDF plugin installed for this browser. To be able to preview the PDF, please install a PDF reader such as Adobe Reader.

Genre: Article

Coverage: Israel , United States

Language: English

Copyright Holder: Publisher

Copyright Information: Download for personal use, freely distribute link

Bibliographic Information:
Adelman, Penina V. To Fast Or Not. Sh'ma: A Journal of Jewish Ideas. Jewish Family & Life (JFL Media). September 2009: 12-13.


» View Publication
(PDF, 109 Kb)

Bookmark and Share