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Thursday, August 2 • 3:05pm - 3:55pm
From Judah and Henry VIII to Reproductive Organ Transplants: The Impact of Medical Advances on the Laws of Levirate Marriage (Yibum) in the 21st Century

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In this lecture, we trace the laws of levirate marriage (yibum) from biblical times through the story of Henry VIII, leading into the 21st century, where fascinating new medical technologies present new challenges to this ancient law.

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Rabbi Dr. Eddie Reichman

Professor of Emergency Medicine and Epidemiology & Population Health, Albert Einstein College of Medicine

Thursday August 2, 2018 3:05pm - 3:55pm PDT