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Ethical Questions and the Covid 19 Vaccine -- from the perspective of Jewish Medical Ethics

Wednesday, February 3, 2021 21 Sh'vat 5781

7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
 
Ethical Questions and the Covid 19 Vaccine – from the perspective of Jewish Medical Ethics
 
Rabbi Richard Litvak LMFT
 
Are we ethically required to take the new Covid 19 vaccine? Should it be made mandatory?  According to what priority should it be distributed? We’ll turn to Jewish answers from four recent ethical rulings emanating from the Reform Movement.
 
Advance reading is not required. However, if you want to read the four Reform Responsa we’ll study, they can be found on the Website of the Solomon B. Freehof Institute of Progressive Halakhah https://www.freehofinstitute.org/ under the title “Challenges posed by COVID-19”. The four Responsa are:
 
 
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