Health Care Reform: A Panel Discussion at JTS

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Press Contact: Nina Jacobson
Office: (212) 678-8950
Email: nijacobson@jtsa.edu


April 8, 2010, New York, NY

The Jewish Theological Seminary (JTS) will host a lively panel discussion of experts for a program entitled “Health Care Reform: Where Are We Now? Where Are We Going? Does Judaism Have Guidance to Offer?” The event will take place at JTS on Monday, April 12, at 7:30 p.m.


This exceptional and diverse panel—including experts in health care, economics, medical ethics, public policy, and Jewish ethics—will discuss and assess the challenging process of reforming the nation’s health care system.

Panelists include:

  • Nancy Neveloff Dubler, LLB, Montefiore-Einstein Center for Bioethics
  • Dr. Paul Howard, Center for Medical Progress, Manhattan Institute for Policy Research
  • Dr. David Kraemer, Joseph J. and Dora Abbell Librarian and professor of Talmud and Rabbinics, JTS
  • Dr. George McGurn, American Hospital in Tbilisi
  • Dr. Alan Mittleman, director, Louis Finkelstein Institute for Religious and Social Studies and Tikvah Institute for Jewish Thought, and professor of Jewish Philosophy, JTS
  • Rabbi Daniel Nevins, Pearl Resnick Dean of The Rabbinical School of JTS; member, Committee on Jewish Law and Standards of the Rabbinical Assembly
  • Mr. Allan Sloan, Fortune magazine

Rabbi Leonard A. Sharzer, MD, senior fellow in bioethics, Louis Finkelstein Institute for Religious and Social Studies, JTS, will serve as moderator.

This event is cosponsored by the Louis Finkelstein Institute for Religious and Social Studies and the Center for Pastoral Education at JTS, thanks to generous funding from the Charles H. Revson Foundation.

Please arrive at least fifteen minutes early and have photo ID available.

Admission is free, but reservations are required. Email publicevents@jtsa.edu or call (212) 280-6093 to attend.