Decisions at the end of life: Halachah (Jewish law) meets reality?
- G51 - ERI Building
- Wednesday 10 February 2016 (19:30-21:30)
- MOSAIC, The Birmingham Society for Jewish Studies, in association with the School of Philosophy, Theology and Religion, University of Birmingham
- Spring Term 2016
Rabbi Dr Margaret Jacobi and Mr David Gourevitch will jointly give a lecture on 'Decisions at the end of life: Halachah (Jewish law) meets reality?'
Rabbi Dr Margaret Jacobi is the rabbi of Birmingham Progressive Synagogue. Before becoming a rabbi she studied medicine at the University of Birmingham and worked in medical research. She has a PhD in Talmud and has published articles on the Talmud and Jewish medical ethics.
Mr David Gourevitch is the Senior Surgeon and Head of MARSU, the Midlands Abdominal and Retroperitoneal Sarcoma Unit, based at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Birmingham. In addition, he assists enteral feeding for patients with Head and Neck malignancies and degenerative neurological disorders.
Venue: Lecture Room G51, Ground floor, European Research Institute Building, Pritchatts Road (on the Edgbaston campus of the University of Birmingham. Parking is available on both Pritchatts Road and just round the corner from the ERI Building on Farquhar Road.
Convenors: Dr Charlotte Hempel and Dr Isabel Wollaston, School of Philosophy, Theology and Religion, University of Birmingham (firstname.lastname@example.org, email@example.com)