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Sunday, August 11 • 10:15am - 11:15am
"Dance me to the children who are asking to be born”: Jewish ethical considerations of IVF

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Location: Room 149
For many Jewish couples I.V.F is the only way to "be fertile and multiply". During the session we will deal with the possible ethical complications and the ways that modern and traditional Judaism solves them, the roll of rabbinic leadership in the fast evolving medical discourse and the tension parents experience between the medical and the religious discourse.

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Adi Cohen

Rabbi Adi Cohen is the Rabbi of Temple Sinai, the Wellington Progressive Jewish Congregation. He was previously the Rabbi of Brit Olam, a Progressive Jewish congregation in Kiryat On, Israel. He has also taught law and Jewish ethics at Metro West High School in Ra'anana, and worked... Read More →
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Jill Gutmann

Jill Gutmann recently arrived in Auckland with her husband, Rabbi Brent Gutmann, and daughter Daria.  She holds a Masters degree in Jewish bioethics from Hebrew Union College (HUC) in Cincinnati and a Masters in Public Health from the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine... Read More →

Sunday August 11, 2013 10:15am - 11:15am PDT