Yoga

The author of “Shibboleths and Sun Salutations: Should Religious Jews Practice Yoga?” joins us to defend his ideas.

April 8 2020 11:50AM

And future generations might shake their heads in disbelief at our own flagrant and heedless indulgence in real, literal idol worship.

March 30 2020 12:01AM

Some Jews who swear by yoga refer to it as akin to Kabbalah in its more mystical teachings and hence in some sense already “Jewish.” Others, not.

March 16 2020 12:01AM

Why some Orthodox Jews are nervous about yoga, and why they’re right to be.

March 9 2020 12:01AM

In a recent book, Edith Brotman seeks to combine yoga with musar, a Jewish pietistic movement founded in 19th-century Russia that focused on rigorous introspection. . .

Abe Socher
Dec. 12 2014 12:01AM