Alopecia Areata: Jewish Answers to a Modern Disease

 
9781537529752: Alopecia Areata: Jewish Answers to a Modern Disease

Alopecia areata and alopecia barbae have gone biblical - discover what Judaism has to say about this devastating hair-loss. This paperback introduces AA and AB as the Nethek biblical skin condition that is part of the tzaraath family, and talks about the divine message hidden within alopecia and the personal strengths this condition is set to call out. Along with the preventives, cures, and treatments laid out in rabbinic literature, the information here is set to inspire the reader with positive reflections of alopecia’s spiritual value. A good read for anyone interested in gaining a handle on alopecia areata and alopecia barbae.

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Alopecia Areata has gone biblical - discover what Judaism has to say about this devastating hair-loss. This paperback introduces AA as the Nethek biblical skin condition that is part of the tzaraath condition, and talks about the divine message hidden within alopecia and the personal strengths this condition is set to call out. Along with the preventives, cures, and treatments laid out in rabbinic literature, the information here is set to inspire the reader with positive reflections of AA's spiritual value. A good read for anyone interested in gaining a handle on alopecia areata.

About the Author:

Peretz Rivkin, is an educator on Torah Laws and lectures on the topic of Kehuna (Jewish Priesthood) and its relevance to modern topics such as vitiligo, alopecia, and Jewish life. Himself a Jewish priest ("Kohen"), the Rabbi is the author of several Hebrew-language books on Torah Laws and currently lives in Brooklyn with his wife and four children.

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