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Can the New Year for Trees be a time for reflecting on the mitzvah of taking care of our health? Learn more about the meaning of Tu B’Shevat, and some of the health and healing properties of the fruits mentioned in Deuteronomy 8:8: “A land of wheat, barley, grapes, figs and pomegranates; a land of oil-yielding olives and [date] honey.”

Tu B’Shevat and Healing

Tu B’Shevat and Healing

Nutrition from Shamayim

Daniel Wasserman is a Doctor of Oriental Medicine in Hollywood, FL, and is an adjunct professor at Touro College. He has lectured extensively on the topic of Judaism, healthcare and alternative medicine.
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Zohar Sasson Crown Heights January 25, 2016

What a great combination of Torah and health! Reply

Hestie Randburg, SA January 30, 2013

Thank you for your insightful teaching and that health is a Command and a Holy task - I'm convinced. - Reply

Nechama Shayna January 25, 2013

This was excellent!! Where can I hear more of his medical teachings? Reply

Rachel Israel January 23, 2013

Thanks for this important lesson. Yet, I couldn't find the notes. Is there a Hebrew translation? Reply

Editor February 10, 2012

His notes are attached as a PDF. Look right under the video and click on the PDF to download. Reply

Shirley Silver Boise, Idaho February 9, 2012

How can I get a copy of the downloads? Very interesting topic; I would like to learn more and read Dr. Wasserman's notes.
Thank you. Reply

Julia Rubin Hamilton, MA February 8, 2012

Thank you for your wonderful program. It was good to have the notes to follow along. I now feel prepared for Tu B'shevat with new insight and understanding from your discussion. Reply

enjoyed! tzfat February 8, 2012

thank you - informative, enjoyable, and jewish Reply

david kazahstan, temertau February 8, 2012

fun! exsiellent todah rabah! Reply

a.s m.b. February 7, 2012

would like to see much much more of Dr. Daniel.......a very well rounded lecture touching on many different facets and sources in Torah Reply

Anonymous Mesa, Arizona, USA February 7, 2012

Wonderful study Dr. Wasserman! Very clear and understandable. I would be looking forward to your future teachings. I have been having lots of problems with my GI, although, I do not drink, smoke cigarrettes nor eat junk food. Most of my meals are fruits, vegetables, and fish. But are allergic to almost all processed food and/or drinks, as well as dairy products. If you have any suggestions it will be very much appreciated. Thank you again, and may G-d bless you and your family. Reply

Orietta Weinstein Charlotte, N.C. February 7, 2012

Thank you for your Excellent teaching
I pay attention to every worda that you said, Because the importance to eat the
rigth food for our Body It is a HOLY TASK before HASHEM that created us with Soul and Splendor. Reply

Mary Adams London, Ontario February 7, 2012

Thank-you for such a wonderful and informative presentation! Reply

eli February 7, 2012

thank you Dr. Daniel. Reply

johnnie russell laurel, ms February 7, 2012

what is a karim tree? Reply

Mr. TruckerYitz vann February 6, 2012

very informational lecture. Reply

Anonymous melrose, Florida February 6, 2012

Is there a way to keep Kosher and also maintain a vegan diet?
Also, I was told that some fruits and vegetables and/or nuts fall into different groups (some are seen as meats-nuts and legumes). How do we know how to select the correct groupings, while at the same time, maintain a healthy, balanced diet in accordance to Law?
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Anonymous Chicago, il February 6, 2012

Enjoyed David Wasserman's discussion Reply

Randy Shoostine brighton, ma February 6, 2012

thank you daniel
Yasher Koach Reply

Catherine NY, NY February 6, 2012

Thank you for uniting the holiday with health and life. I love all the antioxidants you noted, and the tree of life with human activity to help and do good deeds and by uniting the godly soul with the animal soul to have harmony and make this world a taste of the next. Reply