• December 4, 2022
  • 10 5783, Kislev
  • פרשת וישלח

Medical Ethics

Medical Ethics

Abortion, Visiting the Sick, Medical Treatment on Shabbat and Yom Tov,Euthanasia, Suicide, Smoking, Alternative Medicine, Post-mortem dissection, Defining Death and Transplantation Issues, or other topics suggested by the participants.

May 4, 2009 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Medical Ethics: Lesson 1
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Abortion I: Our first topic is abortion. The great rabbinic authorities disagree regarding the status of the human fetus. What is the bottom line? A link with sources has been posted for participants

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May 11, 2009 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Medical Ethics: Lesson 2
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Abortion II:

May 18, 2009 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Medical Ethics: Lesson 3
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Assisted Suicide and Euthanasia I: Our next topic is Assisted Suicide and Euthanasia. Although it is commonly believed that halacha prohibits euthanasia as murder, we will see sources on both sides of the issue. A link with source materials is available to participants.

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May 25, 2009 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Medical Ethics: Lesson 4
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Assisted Suicide and Euthanasia II:

June 1, 2009 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Medical Ethics: Lesson 5
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Alternative Medicine I: The great poskim are divided on the question of alternative medicine. We will examine the opinions of those who permit it as well as those who prohibit it. A link with sources has been sent to all participants.

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June 8, 2009 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Medical Ethics: Lesson 6
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Alternative Medicine II:

June 15, 2009 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Medical Ethics: Lesson 7
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Alternative Medicine III:

June 22, 2009 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Medical Ethics: Lesson 8
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Visiting and Praying for the Sick I: Visiting and praying for the sick. A link with sources has been sent to all participants.

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June 29, 2009 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Medical Ethics: Lesson 9
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Visiting and Praying for the Sick II:

July 6, 2009 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Medical Ethics: Lesson 10
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Praying for the Patient’s Death:

July 13, 2009 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Medical Ethics: Lesson 11
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Treating the Sick on Shabbat : Whom does the halachah consider to be sick? What is one permitted to do to treat him or her on Shabbat? A link with source materials has been sent to all participants.

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July 20, 2009 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Medical Ethics: Lesson 12
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Treating the Sick on Shabbat II:

July 27, 2009 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Medical Ethics: Lesson 13
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Treating the Sick on Shabbat III:

In addition to being one of Rabbi Brovender's first students, Rabbi Dovid Fink is an outstanding expertᅠand teacher of Halacha. Rabbi Fink received his Rabbinic ordination from ITRI and the Mir and was awarded his Ph.D in Semitic Languages and Linguistics from Yale University. Rav Fink has taught thousands of students from all over the world for over 35 years.