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Covid, Triage and Jewish Ethics
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Covid, Triage and Jewish Ethics

August 25 , 1:00 pm

Free
Medics loading a suspected Covid-19 patient from Regency Extended Care Center in Yonkers into an ambulance. Getty Images

Jewish Theological Seminary presents an exploration of how the Covid pandemic is straining medical resources and presenting healthcare professionals with ethical challenges. This conversation will offer some of the resources that the Jewish tradition offers for confronting these challenges. With Rabbi Danny Nevins, Pearl Resnick Dean of JTS Rabbinical School and member of the Rabbinical Assembly Committee on Jewish Law and Standards; Dr. Toby Schonfeld, executive director, National Center for Ethics in Health Care and member of the Rabbinical Assembly Committee on Jewish Law and Standards; and Dr. Yonatan Brafman, academic director for JTS Hendel Center for Ethics and Justice.