Medicine, Ethics and Jewish Law Seminar
Rabbi Yehoshua Weisinger, The Schlesinger Institute for Medical-Halachic Research Shaare Zedek Medical Center
About the Seminar:
The seminar, led by Rabbi Yehoshua Weisinger, will focus on medicine, ethics and Jewish law. The meetings will take place every two months focusing on an Ethical and Halakhic issue (based on texts, articles or selected chapters). Meetings may include discussions, deliberations and guest lectures.
Topics of interest:
Issues of the Beginning of Life and the End of Life in the Modern Era
Genetics and Genomics and Jewish Law
Personalized medicine with a view to Halacha and ethics
Ethical and Halachic questions about complex issues such as IVF, people with disabilities in society, etc.
5-6 meetings during the academic year. Topics and reading material will be published and sent to the participants in advance.
Location (unless otherwise published): Steyer School of Health Professions, Tel Aviv University.
Bioethics Researchers, Rabbis, Rabbinical courts judges and Dayanim, jurists, philosophers, health professionals, halachic ethics professionals, hospital spiritual supporters, students.