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End of life issues from an orthodox Jewish perspective, including some recent advances in this field

When: Tuesday, 07 November 2017 - Tuesday, 07 November 2017
Where: Parktown Health Sciences Campus
LT 1, Medical School
Start time:13:00

The Steve Biko Cente for Bioethics at Wits will host Rabbi Dr Akiva Tatz to present this Faculty of Health Sciences’ lecture.

Tatz is a South African born physician, author and lecturer. He studied medicine at Wits with elective work at Washington University in St Louis, Missouri, and spent a number of years concurrently practicing medicine and engaging in Talmudic study. He has written a number of books on the subjects of Jewish philosophy and Jewish Medical Ethics. He is the founder and Director of the Medical Ethics Forum which teaches and promotes knowledge of Jewish medical ethics internationally. He currently teaches at the Jewish Learning Exchange in London and internationally.


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