In addition they report greater satisfaction with life.

Adults attending synagogue are healthier and happier than their non-religious counterparts regularly Two new Baylor University studies show that Israeli Jewish adults who attend synagogue regularly, pray often, and consider themselves religious are healthier and happier than their non-religious counterparts significantly fda website . In addition they report greater satisfaction with life. ‘These findings perfectly reinforce the inherited Jewish folk wisdom that likely to shul is normally 'good for you,'’ said Baylor University researcher Jeff Levin, Ph.D. Levin holds a distinguished seat at Baylor University, where he’s University Professor of Epidemiology and Inhabitants Health insurance and Director of this program on Religion and Population Health at the Institute for Studies of Religion.