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Jewish health statistics world bibliography by U. O. Schmelz

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Published in Jerusalem .
Written in English



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  • Universiṭah ha-ʻIvrit bi-Yerushalayim. Makhon le-Yahadut zemanenu.,
  • Jerusalem. Hebrew University. Dept. of Medical Ecology.,
  • Jews -- Anthropometry -- Bibliography.,
  • Jews -- Medicine -- Bibliography.,
  • Public health -- Israel -- Bibliography.

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Edition Notes

Other titlesSṭaṭisṭiḳah beriʼutit shel ha-Yehudim ba-ʻolam.
Statementedited by O. Schmelz, assisted by F. Keidanski.
LC ClassificationsZ6366 .S37
The Physical Object
Paginationxxii, 348, 33 p.
Number of Pages348
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL258513M
LC Control Numberhe 67000833

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Genre/Form: Bibliography Statistics Bibliography: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Schmelz, U.O. (Usiel Oskar). Jewish health statistics. Jerusalem, In this sourcebook of Jewish writings on health, illness, and recovery, writers reflect on the experience of being ill from a Jewish spiritual perspective. The authors address key questions devout Jews have always confronted, whether suffering and loss have some larger meaning or lessons, whether extra-medical means such as prayer can alleviate. Encyclopedia of Jewish and Israeli history, politics and culture, with biographies, statistics, articles and documents on topics from anti-Semitism to Zionism. Some Jewish physicians have also composed special prayers to help bring about healing in their patients. As the great physician Ambroise Pare said, "I treated him, God cured him." Recent studies have confirmed the beneficial effects on health and longevity accruing from either a religious lifestyle or from regular attendance at religious.