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David Menkes

Session 1

Psychedelic Judaism Interest in the clinical and recreational use of psychedelic substances (LSD, psilocybin, DMT, MDMA, ketamine) has grown enormously in recent years. Concurrently, there has been rapid development of research and scientific understanding of how these drugs affect the brain and may help to treat conditions as diverse as depression, anxiety, PTSD, and addiction. Less well-known is how Jews regard use of these drugs, and what impacts their use may have on secular and religious Jewish identity.

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