08.05.2011 04.Ijar, 5771 Tag 19 des Omer
The weekly Torah portion can serve as a guide to healthy aging, according to Jerusalem geriatrician Dr. Ephraim Jaul.
As it’s common for older Jews to find consolation in religion, it’s clever – and an inspiration – for a new book on aging to base itself on the Torah portions of the week. What is amazing is that the author, Jerusalem geriatrician Dr. Ephraim Jaul, found relevant topics in each of the 54 portions, even though many of them make no mention of old age.
Jaul, director of complex nursing care at Herzog Hospital, has shown in his previous Hebrew-language writings on senior citizens that he enjoys working with the elderly….