Judah Goldberg holds a B.A. from Yeshiva University and an M.D. and an M.A. in Bioethics from the University of Pennsylvania. He studied for several years at Yeshivat Har Etzion in Alon Shevut, Israel and under its auspices received semikha from Rabbi Zalman Nechemiah Goldberg of Jerusalem. He teaches Advanced Gemara at the Stella K. Abraham Beit Midrash for Women in Migdal Oz and practices emergency medicine in both Jerusalem and Florida. He has authored several articles on Jewish and general bioethics, as well as a series on Jewish values for the Israel Koschitzky Virtual Beit Midrash of Yeshivat Har Etzion. He lives in Alon Shevut with his wife, Shayna, and their five children.
Field / Profession: Educator
Educator at: Midrasha
Speaking Topics: Torah, Israel, Eretz Yisrael, Mussar/Character Development, Halacha & the Modern World, Campus/Students
Sample Topics - General:
Faith and Scientific Thinking at the University: Challenges and Approaches
Gambling with Your Life: The Ethics of High-Risk Medical Treatments
Knowledge is Power? Scholarship and Leadership in the World of Torah
Why ‘Medical Halakha’ Isn't Enough: The Case for Judaic Bioethics
‘Nothing But the Truth?’ Jewish Perspectives on Patient Autonomy and the Doctor-Patient Relationship
Sample Topics - Israel Related:
Religious and Secular Zionism: Friends, Foes, or Family?
Zionism When the State Disappoints You
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