Chabad of Newton Centre

Chabad of Newton Centre

Sponsoring Agency: Chabad of Newton Centre

Chabad of Newton Centre
32 Loring Street, Newton, MA 02459 USA
Office: 617 965 1968
Email: rebmoshe@rcn.com
Web: www.chabadnewton.com

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Past Courses

MyShiur - Explorations in Talmud: Tractate Ketubot -
About the Course

 

Tractate Ketuvot deals with obligations between spouses that are taken on through marriage. It investigates what these obligations require when the family unit is strained in various ways and in doing so, helps the marriage partners to consider their situation soberly and so rise to the challenge of meeting their difficulties.

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Date 10 Sundays, Aug 15th - Oct 17th 2010
Time 7:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Fee $100.00

Medicine and Morals: Your Jewish Guide Through Life's Tough Decisions -
About the Course

- A man wonders if his dying father should remain on life support.
What would you do?

 - A parent wonders if they should tell their child he has a potentially serious genetic disorder.
What would you do?

 - A woman wonders if she’s morally obligated to give a kidney to her cousin who has to undergo dialysis daily.
What would you do?

Chances are, like most people, you don’t know what you would do — or even where you would turn for guidance. But with medicine’s increasing role in our lives, most of us will have to face such issues at some point or another.

That’s why you’ll want to know about a remarkable new course called Medicine and Morals: Your Jewish Guide through Life’s Tough Decisions. It’s based on two premises: (1) that Jewish wisdom has much to say about these matters; and (2) that the best time to deal with them is now, while the pressure is off.

Actually, there’s a third premise: that today's complex medical issues are fascinating, profound, and likely to kick up amazingly lively classroom discussion.

No easy questions. No easy answers. Medicine and Morals, is your chance to get real with the subject of medical ethics —discuss actual case histories, and get a sense of direction to weather the toughest challenges you’ll ever face.

Medicine and Morals: Your Jewish Guide through Life’s Tough Decisions, coming this October to your local JLI chapter.


This course is eligible for CLE credits in the following US States: Alabama, California, Colorado, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Louisiana, Montana, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Nevada, New mexico, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Tennessee, Utah, Vermont, Virginia, Washington and Wisconsin

Canadian physicians attending this activity may record MOC (Maintenance of Certification) Section 1 credits.

This course is approved for CPD (Continuing Professional Development) credits in the United Kingdom by the Royal College of Physcians for medical professionals, and by both The Law Society and the Bar Standards Board for Solicitors and Barristers. Special thanks to the United Kingdom Association of Jewish Lawyers and Jurists (UKAJLJ).

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Date 6 Wednesdays, Oct 27th - Dec 1st 2010
Time 7:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Fee $250.00
The $250.00 fee includes the CME credits. If you wish to take the course but are not a medical professional and don't require the CME credits, the registration fee is $125.00

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