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Ultra-Orthodox Parents of Children With Mental Illness Face Lonely Struggles

When one teen began bingeing and purging, there were places she could go, but her mother felt she had nowhere to turn

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From One Altar to Another: A Story of Worship, From Orthodoxy to Anorexia

I spent my teenage years in rebellious pursuit of an unattainable body. It almost cost me everything.

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Learn To Love Your Jewish Body

As teenage girls wrestle with their body image, new programs look for solutions in Jewish tradition

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Big Eater

Food-obsessed Jews, including an obese matriarch, are subtly rendered in Jami Attenberg’s The Middlesteins

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Orthodox and Anorexic

As Orthodox Jews join the battle against eating disorders, one young woman shares her harrowing story

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Daybreak: Bibi Considers W. Bank Withdrawal

Plus anorexia among the Orthodox, and more in the news

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Anorexia, Bulimia Strike the Observant

Physical ideals, dietary laws contribute to trend

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