Medical Ethics Kollel Yom Rishon to Discuss Ethical and Halachic Implications of BRCA Screening and Elective Egg Freezing On Sunday, February 15, Yeshiva University’s Student Medical Ethics Society, Center for the Jewish Future, Abraham Arbesfeld Kollel Yom Rishon and Millie Arbesfeld Midreshet Yom Rishon will partner to present a two-part program, “Taking Control: Ethical and…
Women who have more years of fertility (the time from first menstruation to menopause) have a lower risk of developing Parkinson’s disease than women with fewer years, according to a large new study by researchers at Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University.
Recent medical developments have given rise to revolutionary means of treatment for infertility, yet many of the methods are fraught with halakhic (Jewish legal) complexities.
Young couples facing the challenge of infertility have many more options today due to extraordinary advances in medical research. However, Orthodox families must reconcile not only the medical and ethical issues inherent in addressing fertility problems, but also the parameters of Halakhah (Jewish law).
YESHIVA UNIVERSITY CENTER FOR THE JEWISH FUTURE CO-SPONSORS CONFERENCE ON MEDICAL ETHICS OF FERTILITY, MODERN MEDICINE, AND JEWISH LAW
It sounds like the setup of a joke: 20 rabbis walk into a fertility clinic.