Monday, September 01, 2008

Announcements #051: Bilvavi Author in US & YU Medical Ethics Conference

Announcing the YU Medical Ethics Society Third Annual Conference

The Sanctity of Life: A Jewish Approach to End of Life Challenges
Adult and Pediatric End of Life Challenges

Sunday, September 14, 2008

Click here for more informationThis conference will provide participants with a background in the fundamental halakhic and ethical issues surrounding end of life challenges, while exploring the latest advancements in medicine. With the help of prominent doctors, rabbis, psychologists, and social workers, this conference will delve into the complex and difficult questions that arise when caring for and making decisions about a loved one. With simultaneous breakout sessions throughout the day, the conference promises to provide each participant with a high level understanding of issues involved in caring for the seriously ill. In doing so, the Student Medical Ethics Society will enable people to manage these issues in a way that upholds the highest standards of halakha, human dignity, and moral ideals. Pre-registration is required, and is now available at

R. Itamar Schwartz, the author of the Bilvavi Mishkan Evneh series, books about which I've heard many good things, will be speaking in the US in September (link):

Click here for more informationBoca Raton, FL
Sunday, September 7th, 8-10:15 PM
Boca Raton Synagogue, 7900 Montoya Circle

New York City
Monday, September 8th, 8 PM
Congregation Ramath Orah, 550 W. 110th St. (corner Broadway)

Baltimore, MD
Wednesday, September 10th, 8 PM
Congregation Shomrei Emunah, 6221 Greenspring Ave.

Monsey, NY
Thursday, September 11th, 8 PM
Kahal Ahavas Yitzchak (Rabbi Rudinsky's Shul), 73 Forshay Rd.

Woodmere, NY - Shabbos Sept. 12th
Friday Night Tisch at the Perkal home - 9:30 PM - 858 Fiske St.
Shabbos Hashkafah Shiur at Cong. Aish Kodesh - 5:35 PM (Corner W. Broadway & Woodmere Blvd.)
Mincha/Shalosh Sheudos Drashah at Cong. Aish Kodesh - 6:35 PM

Five Towns/Far Rockaway Motzoi Shabbos Drasha
Motzoi Shabbos, September 13th, 9 PM
Yeshivas Shor Yoshuv, One Cedar Lawn Ave, Lawrence, NY

Englewood, NJ
Sunday Morning, September 14th, 9:15 AM (After 8:30 Shacharis)
East Hill Synagogue, 255 Walnut St.

Boro Park, NY
Sunday Evneing, September 14th, 8:30 PM
Blumenfrucht Home - 1615 40th St.

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