Senior honors thesis / Opt-out
Every evening, in the Maariv prayer, Orthodox Jews worldwide proclaim - “Ki Heim Chayeinu VeOrech Yameinu” - for they are our life and the length of our days. The Torah and its laws are truly our spiritual lifeline. A plethora of scientific studies indicate that a Torah observant lifestyle can literally lengthen life and improve its quality. Religion has been shown to have positive effects on both physical and mental health. Such effects are especially evident and poignant during the current Covid-19 pandemic, when the world has been thrown into turmoil resulting in raging infection and detrimental mental consequences
Axelrod, E. (2021, April 27). The Physiological and Mental Health Benefits of Orthodox Judaism And Their Implications for the Covid-19 Pandemic. [Bachelor's honors thesis, Yeshiva University].
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