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"Clinical Ethics: Challenges During the
COVID-19 (SARS-CoV-2) Pandemic"

Sunday, May 31 at 2:00 PM

NHS member Rabbi Mark Washofsky will be one of the presenters for a special program Sunday, May 31 at 2:00 PM: "Clinical Ethics: Challenges During the COVID-19 (SARS-CoV-2) Pandemic." This is part of an ongoing series on COVID-19 by the Kalsman Institute on Judaism and Health.

Rabbi Mark Washofsky, Ph.D., is the Solomon B. Freehof Professor of Jewish Law and Practice at HUC-JIR/Cincinnati. A member of the HUC-JIR faculty since 1985, he specializes in the literature of the Talmud and Jewish law. He received his rabbinical ordination (1980) and Ph.D. (1987) from HUC-JIR. He succeeded his teacher and mentor, Dr. Ben Zion Wacholder, z"l, as holder of the Freehof Chair on July 1, 2006. Dr. Washofsky chaired the Responsa Committee of the Central Conference of American Rabbis from 1996-2017.

His publications include Jewish Living: A Guide to Contemporary Reform Practice, Revised edition (URJ Press, 2010), Reform Responsa for the Twenty-First Century (CCAR, 2010), and essays and articles on medieval halakhic literature, the application of legal theory to the study of Jewish law, Jewish bioethics, outreach and conversion, and other subjects.

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Dr. Mark Washofsky




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