This Day in Jewish History 1984: The Father of Feldenkrais Dies

Ukraine-born Moshe Feldenkrais moved to Israel with friends at age 14, worked as a builder, earned a PhD at the Sorbonne, taught judo, helped foil the Nazis – then his knee began to hurt.

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On July 1, 1984, Moshe Feldenkrais, creator of the method of physical therapy that bears his name, died. Though the charismatic Feldenkrais has been gone for three decades, his philosophy of life and of...