Halakhic and Societal Challenges Arising from Recent Progress in Human Genetics

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February 13 2011
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Yeshiva University’s Student Medical Ethics Society (MES), in conjuction with the Center for the Jewish Future and New York University’s Langone Medical Center hosted a conference on Jewish Medical Ethics, entitled Genomics and Jewish Identity. The conference showcased a broad foundation for the medical background needed to understand the genetic code, as well as the advanced research pertaining to the Jewish population.

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