Orthodox Jews Are Less Obese Than the Rest of the World

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But we’re still in bad shape–more than half are overweight or obese. Stephen Savitsky talks with Dr. Mendel Singer – Associate Professor of Public Health at Case Western Reserve University and Director of the Jewish Community Health Initiative–about how we can effectively tackle this weighty issue.

Can we create a less food-centric culture? Read about it at Jewish Action

Get tips from a certified nutritionist on how to keep your Shabbat eating under control.

Savitsky Talks is a weekly 20 minute audio program with interviews and discussions that probe and explore contemporary Jewish life. Steve Savitsky’s unusually direct and objective approach make this program a refreshing take on the Jewish community’s often challenging role in the world.

The words of this author reflect his/her own opinions and do not necessarily represent the official position of the Orthodox Union.