Announcements: Bug Shiur and Medical Ethics

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1) Please Join Us for a Special שיעור For Men and Women



לעילוי נשמת מרת יוכבד פעשא בת הלל ע״ה
Mrs. Joan Maybruch on her 9th Yahrtzeit

אור לכ’ תמוז תשע”ב
8:45 PM
Followed by Maariv

At Congregation Degel Israel (Rav Scheinfeld’s Shul)
144-02 68th Drive – entrance on Main Street
Kew Gardens Hills, NY

2) Connect with Leading Experts at the 4th International Conference on Jewish Medical Ethics

Thursday August 16 – Sunday August 19, 2012 at the
Heritage Hotel, Southbury Connecticut

The Heritage Hotel is uniquely positioned in the Litchfield Hills area and
is known as one of the premier Southbury, Connecticut Hotels.

Lectures . Shiurim . Panel discussions . Text-based learning

15 CME Credits Available
This event is approved for up to 15 credits by the Office for Continuing
Health Professional Education (CHPE). The Office for CHPE, Faculty of
Medicine, McGill University is fully accredited by the Committee on
Accreditation of Canadian Medical Schools. This event is an Accredited Group
Learning Activity as defined by the Maintenance of Certification program of
the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada. Through a reciprocal
agreement between the American Medical Association and the Royal College of
Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, the Office for CHPE, Faculty of Medicine,
McGill University designates this activity for AMA PRA Category 1 credit(s)
up to the maximum number of credit hours noted above. Each physician should
claim only credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the

Featured Speakers

Dr. Beni Gesundheit
Researcher, Professor of Medical Ethics, Hebrew University, Jerusalem; Bar
University, Tzfat.

Rabbi Dr. Aaron E. Glatt
Executive VP, Mercy Medical Center, Rockville Center, NY; Professor of
Medicine, NY Medical College; Assistant Rabbi, Congregation Anshei Chesed &
Young Israel of Woodmere.

Rabbi Dr. Edward Reichman
Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine and Associate Professor, Division
of Education and Bioethics at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine of
Yeshiva University.

Rabbi Dr. Avraham Steinberg
Senior Pediatric Neurologist and Director, Medical Ethics Unit, Shaare Zedek
Medical Center, Jerusalem.

Rabbi Dr. David Shabtai
Fellow, Wexner Kollel Elyon at the Rabbi Isaac Elchanan Theological
Instructor, Medical Halakhah, Yeshiva University.

Further details
416.633.5770 / 1.866.633.5770

About Gil Student

Rabbi Gil Student is the Editor of, a leading website on Orthodox Jewish scholarly subjects, and the Book Editor of the Orthodox Union’s Jewish Action magazine. He writes a popular column on issues of Jewish law and thought featured in newspapers and magazines, including The Jewish Link, The Jewish Echo and The Vues. In the past, he has served as the President of the small Jewish publisher Yashar Books and as the Managing Editor of OU Press. Rabbi Student currently is serving his third term on the Executive Committee of the Rabbinical Council of America and also serves as the Director of the Halacha Commission of the Rabbinical Alliance of America. He serves on the Editorial Boards of Jewish Action magazine, the Journal of Halacha and Contemporary Society and the Achieve Journal of Behavioral Health, Religion & Community, as well as the Board of OU Press. He has published five English books, the most recent titled Search Engine volume 2: Finding Meaning in Jewish Texts -- Jewish Leadership, and served as the American editor for Morasha Kehillat Yaakov: Essays in Honour of Chief Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks.

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