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When Science and Torah Clash 7: Talmudic Medicine

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Feb 8, 2017
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Venue: YU Torah MiTzion Beit Midrash Zichron Dov YU Torah MiTzion Beit Midrash Zichron Dov

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References: Pesachim: 76b Shabbat: 133b Gittin: 68b Avoda Zara: 28b Sanhedrin: 48b 

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Is all of science found in Torah? And is this reflected in the science-related words of the Sages, whether in their medical prescriptions or in their halachah? Should we make use of their medical prescriptions today?

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