Rabbi Akiva Tatz
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Principles and Practice Rabbi Akiva Tatz's latest work presents a detailed approach to dangerous disease and therapy in Jewish Law....
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 spent a number of years concurrently practicing medicine and engaging in Talmudic study in Israel. He has written a number of books on the subjects of Jewish thought and philosophy: Anatomy of a Search, Living Inspired, Worldmask, The Thinking Jewish Teenager's Guide to Life, Letters to a Buddhist Jew and Will, Freedom & Destiny. His Jerusalem Medical Ethics Forum teaches and promotes knowledge of Jewish medical ethics internationally. He has recently written a textbook in this field, Dangerous Disease and Dangerous Therapy in Jewish Medical Ethics. He currently teaches at the Jewish Learning Exchange in London and internationally.