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Lord Jonathan Sacks

Chief Rabbi of Britain and the Commonwealth. Sacks was made a Knight Bachelor in the Queen's Birthday Honours in 2005 "for services to the Community and to Inter-faith Relations." He was made an Honorary Freeman of the London Borough of Barnet.

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Jewish Identity Reaffirmed The Role of Language and Education in Society

Lord Robert Winston

Lord Winston is Professor of Science and Society and Emeritus Professor of Fertility Studies at Imperial College London. He is a Fellow of the Academy of Medical Sciences, Queen Mary College, the Royal Academy of Engineering, the Society of Biology, the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh and the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow.


Panel Discussion on Science and Religion

Edward Teller, PhD

Known as the father of the Hydrogen Bomb. He was a senior Research Fellow, Hoover Institution, Stanford University and Former Consultant and Director Emeritus, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, University of California.

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Radiation and Medical Ethics

With: Rosalyn Yalow, PhD


Various panel discussions.


Panel Discussion on Changes in Medicine


Panel Discussion on Lipner, Fiore Lectures


Panel Discussion on Drug Discovery

With: Fred Rosner, MD

Rabbi Berel Wein, JD


Impact on Health of Torah Study and Traditional Jewish Lifestyle Through the Ages

Rabbi Hershel Schachter

Rabbi and Rosh Yeshiva at Rabbi Isaac Elchanan Theological Seminary (RIETS), Yeshiva University, in New York City. A noted Talmudic scholar and a prominent posek, he is also a halakhic advisor for the kashrut division of the Orthodox Union


Principles of Fair Pricing and Business Ethics in Halacha

Rabbi Pinchas Lipner

Founder and Dean, Institute for Jewish Medical Ethics, San Francisco


Remarks in Honor of Lord Jakobovits

With: Lady Jakobovits and Martin Greenberg, MD

Herbert Abrams, MD


The Use of Technology in Medicine and Science: Is There Reason for Concern?

Rabbi Mordechai Rindenow

A leading ethicist, Rabbi Rindenow has participated in more than 15 conferences on Jewish Medical Ethics.

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Altering Nature from Without: A Halachic Perspective on Cosmetic Surgery

Fred Rosner, MD

Director, Department of Medicine, Queens Hospital Center, Long Island Jewish Medical Center; Assistant Dean and Professor of Medicine, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, New York City


The Contributions of Rabbi Moshe Feinstein to Medical Ethics

Lord Immanuel Jakobovits

Former Chief Rabbi of the British Commonwealth of Nations, London, England. Rabbi Jakobovits was the most prominent figure in 20th century Jewish medical ethics.


Technology In Medicine- Opportunities or Perils


Panel Discussion on Technology in Medicine

Roald Hoffman, PhD

Winner of the 1981 Nobel Prize in Chemistry; Frank H. T. Rhodes Professor of Humane Letters and Professor of Chemistry, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY; Member, National Academy of Sciences and the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.

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Science and Religion: Is Strife and Compartmentalization Their Only Future?

With: Lord Immanuel Jakobovits

Mrs. Mem Bernstein



Personal Experience in giving Moral Support to the Cancer Patient