Monday, November 29, 2004

Post an Ethics Question to Rabbi Weiner


The Jerusalem Center for Research
Medicine and Halacha
in Potomac, Maryland

Hosted by Young Israel - Ezras Israel - Potomac
The Sinai Hospital of Baltimore
NIH Jewish Medical Ethics Discussion Group
Thursday–Sunday, January 20 to 23, 2005

The Yarchei Kallah is an in-depth learning opportunity for physicians to study source texts directly relevant to applying Torah approaches to ethical issues in the practice of medicine. Participants learn in a chevruta with others. Learning will take place in a yeshiva environment.

Embryo in-vivo in-vitro in Halachah
Stem Cell Research and Clinical Application
Organ Transplants from Live Donors
The Ethics of Pre Conception Gender Selection

Participating physicians will meet and hear shiurim delivered by
American Gedolei Torah:

Rav Yitzchak Breitowitz, JD, shlit"a
Rabbi Ahavas Torah, the Woodside Synagogue
Rav Barry Freundel, shlit"a
Rabbi Kesher Israel, the Georgetown Synagogue
Rav Yosef Singer, Ph. D., shlit"a
Rabbi Young Israel, Ezras Israel Potomac Synagogue
Rav Yaakov Weiner, shlit"a
Dean, JCR-Jerusalem Center for Research

CME credits are available for interested participants. For registration, schedule details and program topics, please visit us at: Benjamin I. Rubin, MD, is the local coordinator. Shabbat Hospitality is available. Fax 301.451.5424 or phone at 301.435-8034
Registration:, $400, after January 5, 05, $500. Reduced fees available for government employees and physicians in training.
Keynote lectures are free and open to the public.

Saturday, November 27, 2004

Yarchei Kallah Schedules

Chicago: December '04: Featuring Rav First and Rav Schwarz
Potomac, Maryland (Washington DC): January 20,'05: Featuring Rav Freundel, Breitowitz and Singer.
Los Angeles:

Link to our website

A listing of our programs and lectures