Medical Ethics: Community and Individual
- Rabbi Mordechai Torczyner
- Jul 15, 2015
- 1 hr 0 min 20 sec
References: Gittin: 45a
Is an individual expected to sacrifice for the community? Is there a higher value than the physical survival of the community? Practical cases include Quarantine, Compelling healthcare workers to treat patients during an epidemic, and Triage in distributing medicine. This class was for people with limited background in Jewish text study.