Jewish Guide to Practical Medical Decision-Making

מדריך לענייני רפואה והלכה למעשה

By Rabbi Jason Weiner

Format: Hardcover

ISBN: 9789655242782


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Jewish Guide to Practical Medical Decision-Making presents the most contemporary medical information and rabbinic rulings in an accessible, user-friendly manner. Rabbi Weiner addresses a broad range of medical circumstances such as surrogacy and egg donation, assisted suicide, and end-of-life decision-making. Based on his extensive training and practical familiarity inside a major hospital, Rabbi Weiner provides clear and concise guidance to facilitate complex decision-making for the most common medical dilemmas that arise today.

Rabbi Jason Weiner serves as the senior rabbi and director of the Spiritual Care Department at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles. A board certified chaplain, he serves as the president of the board of Rabbis of Southern California and as a member of the Cedars-Sinai End of Life Committee, the Organ Donor Council, and Bioethics Committee. He is also the rabbi of Knesset Israel Synagogue of Beverlywood, and frequently serves as a scholar-in-residence at conferences and synagogues.