Feb 8, 2007 — Yeshiva University (YU) will present a Community Day of Learning on the topic of “Jewish Medical Ethics and Contemporary Case Studies: The Role of The Doctor, The Role of The Rabbi,” hosted by the Congregation Beth Hakneses Hachodosh, on Sunday, February 18, from 9:30 am to 12:00 pm, at 19 Saint Regis Drive N, in Rochester, NY.
The talk, which is free and open to the public, will feature Rabbi Dr. Edward Reichman, associate professor of emergency medicine and of philosophy and history of medicine at Albert Einstein College of Medicine and attending physician at the Department of Emergency Medicine at Montefiore Medical Center. There will also be a panel discussion which will include Rabbi Dr. Edward Reichman, Rabbi Mordechai Hochheimer, and Rabbi Shaya Kilimnick. Free babysitting is available during the entire conference. To RSVP or for more information call 585-244-2740. More information is available at www.congbhh.org.
Community Day of Learning is a program of the Legacy Heritage Fund Rabbinic Enrichment Initiative at Yeshiva University.
Founded in 1886, Yeshiva University brings together the heritage of Western civilization and the ancient traditions of Jewish law and life. More than 7,000 undergraduate and graduate students study at YU’s four New York City campuses: the Wilf Campus, Israel Henry Beren Campus, Brookdale Center, and Jack and Pearl Resnick Campus. YU’s three undergraduate schools –– Yeshiva College, Stern College for Women, and Sy Syms School of Business ––– offer a unique dual program comprised of Jewish studies and liberal arts courses. Its graduate and affiliate schools include Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, Wurzweiler School of Social Work, Ferkauf Graduate School of Psychology, Azrieli Graduate School of Jewish Education and Administration, Bernard Revel Graduate School of Jewish Studies, and Rabbi Isaac Elchanan Theological Seminary. YU is ranked among the nation’s leading academic research institutions.