Beyond Zika and Ebola

December 4 Student Medical Ethics Society Conference Will Explore History and Threats of Infectious Diseases Yeshiva University’s Student Medical Ethics Society (MES) will partner with YU’s Center for the Jewish Future (CJF) to explore the history, challenges and impact of infectious diseases at the Tenth Annual Fuld Family Medical Ethics Society Conference. Titled “Humanity’s Oldest […]

Teaching Rabbis to Navigate End of Life Crises

YU Online Course for Communal Rabbis Explores Medical, Legal and Halachic Perspectives on Terminal Illness, End of Life Issues  Yeshiva University’s Center for the Jewish Future (CJF) and affiliate Rabbi Isaac Elchanan Theological Seminary (RIETS) have launched “Confronting End of Life Issues,” a continuing rabbinic education course that aims to provide rabbis with a fuller understanding […]

Taking Control

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 […]

Genomics and Jewish Identity

Feb. 13 Student Medical Ethics Society Conference to Explore Genetics from Halakhik, Ethical and Scientific Perspectives Yeshiva University’s Student Medical Ethics Society (MES) will be hosting a half-day conference on Sunday, February 13, entitled Genomics and Jewish Identity at YU’s Wilf Campus, 500 West 185th Street, New York, NY. The conference will provide participants with a […]

Jewish Approaches to Mental Health

Over 500 Attend Student-Run Medical Ethics Conference Exploring Mental Health from Medical, Halachic Perspectives More than 500 students, faculty, alumni and guests attended this year’s Medical Ethics Conference on Sunday, October 31, at Yeshiva University’s Washington Heights Wilf Campus. The conference, titled “A Beautiful Mind: Jewish Approaches to Mental Health”—organized by the YU Student Medical […]