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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.

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Truth Telling, Lying, and Deception in Patient Care

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Shifting Attitudes Toward Suffering, Death, and Palliative Care

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

With: Roald Hoffman, PhD

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What Does Jewish Law Say About the Public's Responsibility to Provide National Health Care?

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Technology In Medicine- Opportunities or Perils

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Panel Discussion on Technology in Medicine

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Sanctity of Life

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

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The Moral and Ethical Imperative of Health Care Reform

With: Donna Shalala, PhD

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Panel Discussion on Health Care Reform

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Duty to Heal vs. Patient Rights

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The Contributions of Rabbi Moshe Feinstein to Medical Ethics

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Practicing Medicine on the Internet: A Jewish Perspective/ Panel Discussion on Internet Medicine

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Halachic Aspects of Assisted Reproduction

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Jewish Aspects of Managed Care

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An Halachic Perspective of the Abortion Debate

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Panel Discussion on Drug Discovery

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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

Avraham Steinberg, MD

Director, Center for Medical Ethics, Hebrew University - Hadassah Medical School; Attending Physician, Department of Pediatrics, Shaare Zedek Medical Center, Jerusalem. Recipient of the Israel Prize.

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Informed Consent and the Physician-Patient Relationship

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Is Growth Hormons Just a Tall Tale and The Halachic Approach to Evaluating Treatment which are not Medically Indicated

With: Ron Rosenfield, MD

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Responding to the Demand for Organ Procurement: Halachic Guidelines.

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A Halachic Response on Testing for Breast Cancer/ Panel Discussion on Testing for Breast Cancer.

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A Halachic Response to Three Pediatric Cases

Rabbi Abraham Twerski, MD

Founder and Medical Director, Gateway Rehabilitation Center, Pittsburgh; Clinical Assistant Professor of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine.

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The 11th Commandment: Honor Thy Son and Daughter?

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What Else is There?: Halachic Alternatives to the Modern Day Plague of Drug Use Part1

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What Else is There?: Halachic Alternatives to the Modern Day Plague of Drug Use Part2

Rabbi Moshe Tendler, PhD

Professor of Biology and Occupant of the Isaac and Bella Tendler Chair in Jewish Medical Ethics, Yeshiva University, New York City

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How Much Risk is Ethical?

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The Genome Project: Tyranny of Knowledge

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Jewish Genetic Diseases and the Consequences of Screening

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Neo-natal Salvage: A Halachic View

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Exercise; Collegiate and Professional Sports- A Torah Perspective

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A Halachic Risk: Benefit Analysis of the Human Genome Project.

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Alzheimer's and Torah Ethics

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Use of Mood-Modifying Drugs: Healing or Condoning? A Halachic Perspective.

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Oocyte Research and Infertility Management: Confidence Malplaced?

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Xeno- transplantation and the Use of Imperfect Vital Organs: A Torah Definition of 'Do Not Do Evil'

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Response of the Major Faiths to the Ethical/Moral Concerns About Stem Cell Research and the Torah View.

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Justifiable Risk in Surgery and Experimental Therapy: A Torah Perspective .

Rabbi David Bleich, PhD

Herbert and Florence Tenzer Professor of Jewish law and Ethics, Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, Yeshiva University, New York City.

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Who Gets to Drink the Water? A Talmudic Triage Problem

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The Utilization of Scientific Data Obtained Through Immoral Experimentation

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A Halachic Ruling on the Israeli Supreme Court Case. Part 1

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A Halachic Ruling on the Israeli Supreme Court Case. Part 2

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Societal Obligation in Time of War