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Torah of Today: Vaccine Research and Distribution
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Torah of Today: Vaccine Research and Distribution

February 8 , 8:00 pm

Free
A healthcare worker prepares a vaccine at a facility operated by the Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center in Rabin Square, Dec. 31, 2020. (Miriam Aster/Flash90)

YCT Rabbinical School’s Winter Learning Series presents a panel exploring Jewish perspectives on vaccine development, the ethical challenges in various types of trials and the ramifications for different distribution models. With Rabbi Dr. Jason Weiner, director of the Spiritual Care Department at Cedars-Sinai in Los Angeles and a member of its bioethics committee; Dr. Kenneth Prager, professor of Medicine and chair of the Medical Ethics Committee at Columbia University Medical Center; and Dr. Alise Reicin, CEO of Tectonic Therapeutic. Register here.