The purpose of The Healthy Jew Course is to teach the principles and practice of healthy lifestyle and how they integrate with Jewish law, customs, and worldview.
The course is currently geared toward Jewish adults (18+), but much of the content can be adapted for children and teens. The course can be given in English or Hebrew עברית.
(Click here to read this page in Hebrew: לצפייה בדף זה בעברית)
The course is usually structured by five topics, each covering one aspect of healthy Jewish living. Each topic has five parts: the general principle, three practical applications, and a summary with suggestions to implement at home.
I've taught the course to a variety of audiences, from kollel students to secular Israelis of all ages. I'm currently teaching the Healthy Jew class most evenings at the Lev Hatorah yeshivah of Ramat Bet Shemesh, Israel.
Here's some things to consider:
Please Note: the articles linked in this outline don’t reflect everything covered in the course, but give general indications of its direction.