Chabad centers to offer medical ethics course

Posted Monday, Apr 15th, 2024

This spring, six Chabad centers in the Tampa Bay area will be teaching a course in medical ethics. This new course, titled “Decisions of Fate” will explore some of the most fascinating and relevant dilemmas in medical ethics through the lens of contemporary Jewish law.

This four-week course invites the Jewish community to engage in a thoughtful study of medical ethics according to Jewish wisdom. From experimental treatments to the prospect of extending life, participants will gain perspective on how Judaism sheds light on these crucial questions.

The course, presented in partnership with the Rohr Jewish Learning Institute, is accredited for continuing legal and medical education.

The course is being offered at the following Chabad centers:

• Chabad Jewish Center, 4010 Park St North, St. Petersburg. (727) 344-4900

• Chabad of Pinellas County, 3696 Fisher Road, Palm Harbor. (727) 890-0408

• Chabad Chai – South Tampa Inc., 606 S Tampania Ave, Tampa. (813) 922-1723

• Chabad Tampa Bay, 14907 Pennington Road, Tampa., (813) 421-5666

• Chabad of West Pasco, 9945 Trinity Blvd., Trinity. (727) 376-3366

• Chabad Jewish Centre at Wiregrass, 2124 Ashley Oaks Circle, Wesley Chapel. (813) 642-3244

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