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Saturday, August 4 • 8:00pm - 8:45pm
From Mummies to Mommies: Great Debates in Jewish Medical History

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We will learn about some of the great debates in Jewish medical history throughout the centuries. Topics will span from the Middle Ages to the 21st century: the use of ancient Egyptian mummies for medicinal purposes; the 3-day burial controversy; artificial insemination with donor seed; abortion in the case of severe fetal disease; the definition of maternity in surrogate motherhood; and conclude with the debate about the moment of death.

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Rabbi Dr. Eddie Reichman

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

Saturday August 4, 2018 8:00pm - 8:45pm PDT
Room 1