Jewish Medical Ethics with Rabbi Dr. Akiva Tatz

Jewish Workshops in cooperation with Chemed presents...

 Jewish Medical Ethics 

 With Rabbi Dr. Akiva Tatz

Join medical professionals from across the globe for a comprehensive 10 week online course on the full spectrum of Medical Halacha in modern medical practice.

Beginning Sunday, January 6 at 3:00 PM US EST/8:00PM UK/ 10:00PM Israel

 Join Rabbi Tatz for an interactive online experience 1 hour a week from the comfort of your own personal device...

Your Workshop Curriculum Includes:

  • Introduction and Principles of Jewish Medical Halacha, including comprehensive book list
  • Comparison between halachic and secular medical ethical principles
  • Beginning of Life Issues - including IVF, egg donation and surrogacy, PGD, multiple-parent embryos, egg and embryo freezing
  • Pregnancy and Abortion Issues 
  • End of Life Issues - including terminal care principles, withdrawal of therapy, palliation principles, analgesia in risky and terminal situations
  • Triage Principles and Dilemmas; mass casualty incidents and related issues
  • Risk and Danger in Medicine and Surgery in Jewish Law
  • Transplant Issues - Living Donor and Recipient Issues
  • Transplant Issues - Non-living Donor Issues
  • Modern Genetics and Halacha
  • Immunization Requirements in Halacha
  • Among others...

By Joining Now, You Will Get:

  • 10 Live, weekly webinar sessions with participant interaction enabled.
  • Easy access to weekly recordings of each session in your own personal membership area in video and audio format.
  • A copy of Rabbi Tatz's medical halacha textbook, Dangerous Disease and Dangerous Therapy in Jewish Medical Ethics, mailed to each participant at no charge.
  • CME accreditation for USA, UK, SA and Australia (pending approval).
  • Dedicated workshop email available to contact Rabbi Tatz for clinical medical halachic consultation. 
  • Direct telephone access to Rabbi Tatz for urgent consultation at any time.
  • Critical references provided in downloadable formats throughout the course.

Jewish Medical Ethics

With Rabbi Dr. Akiva Tatz  

Now ONLY: $165*

PLEASE NOTE: If you can't attend a LIVE session, all registrants will receive the recorded session within 24 hours of the live class.

To register by phone, please call (718) 736-2925 or send your phone number to and we will get back to you.

*Medical, nursing, dental and rabbinic students join FREE

Rabbi Dr. Akiva Tatz

Rabbi Dr. Akiva Tatz is a South African born physician, author and lecturer. He studied medicine in Johannesburg with elective work at Washington University in St Louis and graduated with distinction in surgery. He spent a number of years concurrently practicing medicine and engaging in Talmudic study in Israel. His Jerusalem Medical Ethics Forum teaches and promotes knowledge of Jewish medical ethics internationally. He has written a number of books on the subjects of Jewish philosophy and Jewish Medical Ethics: Anatomy of a Search, Living Inspired, Worldmask, The Thinking Jewish Teenager’s Guide to Life, Letters to a Buddhist Jew, Dangerous Disease & Dangerous Therapy in Jewish Medical Ethics, Will, Freedom & Destiny, and As Dawn Ends the Night. These are also available in French, Italian, Spanish, German, Russian and Portuguese translations. He currently teaches at the Jewish Learning Exchange in London and internationally, and delivers a weekly Webinar on Jewish Thought and Practice, hosted by Jewish Workshops.