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Yeshiva University Student Medical Ethics Society Conference to Tackle End of Life Issues

Miraculous advances in recent medical treatments have raised many ethical and halakhic [Jewish law] dilemmas, particularly concerning end of life. Yeshiva University (YU) Student Medical Ethics Society (SMES) will address these complex and sensitive issues at its third annual conference, entitled “The Sanctity of Life: A Jewish Approach to End-of-Life Challenges” on Sunday, September 14 from 9am to 3pm at YU’s Wilf Campus, 500 West 185th Street, New York, NY.

Medical and Rabbinic Experts to Explore Cutting-Edge Fertility Treatment at Second Student Medical Ethics Society Conference

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).

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