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Jewish Journal

Meet My God

By Dr. Afshine Emrani

March 31, 2014 | 7:33 am

God is found in moments of personal awe.

Throughout life, we redefine love.  We struggle with love as we age from childhood, through the rebellious teenage years, to when we graduate school, to when we seek a family of our own,... read on

  • Science and Mysticism.

    By Dr. Afshine Emrani

    March 26, 2014 | 3:15 pm

    In my second year of Medical School, during cadaveric dissections, I was struck by how limited our brains are.  We tease apart the dead to unravel the mysteries of life.  How odd!  Friends are shocked to see a physician with background in microbiology drawn to mysticism.  Trying to... read on

  • Love is Creating Room for the Other.

    By Dr. Afshine Emrani

    March 20, 2014 | 7:11 pm

    This week the oldest couple in my practice celebrated their 69th wedding anniversary.  The question that begged:  What is the secret?  He answered “compromise” and she said “love.”

    Many young couples, aspiring to marriage, also want to also know the secret.

    From the Bible:  God... read on

  • NowPurimz- Celebrating the Hidden!

    By Dr. Afshine Emrani

    March 16, 2014 | 12:09 am

    My father used to hide in strange corners of the house when he came home from work.  I still feel the anticipation of looking to find him.  As I grew older, the games of hide and go seek became less physical and more intellectual.  He would hide something in his head which I would... read on

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  • The worst news in healthcare is the increasing number angry physicians!

    By Dr. Afshine Emrani

    March 13, 2014 | 6:33 pm

    The worst news in healthcare is not antibiotic resistance, drug-drug interactions, hospital acquired infections, lack of communication between systems of medical records, and certainly not the alarming rate of obesity in our youth. 

    The worst news is the increasing number of... read on

  • My New Hero Pope Francis: The Religion of Love

    By Dr. Afshine Emrani

    March 2, 2014 | 4:47 pm

    When I was a child our family used a certain brand of ketchup.   I would look  down on those who used another brand, thinking "how uncultured!"  It was not until years later that I found our ketchup to be in the lower range of the market.

    Many of us judge other religions the same... read on

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ABOUT THE AUTHOR

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Afshine Asher Emrani is a Persian Jew who loves God passionately, and as a result loves the path of healing, loves life, loves love and loves to share what he loves!  He is a...

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