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Enjoy breakfast and explore pressing ethical questions with guest presenters in conversation with a rabbi, comparing contemporary approaches with ancient Jewish perspectives.

Our second topic is The Right to Die: Ethics of Assisted Suicide

Sunday, November 19 at 10:30

Bass & Bourbon, 113 Hamilton Ave.

This event, and the Ethics Breakfast Series is made possible by a grant from the UJA-Federation NY.

About the presenter 

Alan Astrow is chief of the division of hematology and medical oncology at New York–Presbyterian Brooklyn Methodist Hospital and professor of clinical medicine at Weill Cornell Medicine, where he focuses on the care and medical treatment of breast cancer.  He is also adjunct clinical assistant professor at the Jewish Theological Seminary where he teaches Jewish medical ethics.

Dr. Astrow has a long-standing interest in improving communication between doctor and patient and in the spiritual basis for medical practice and has published extensively in these areas.  He has served on the editorial advisory board for the Art of Oncology section of the Journal of Clinical Oncology and on the advisory board for the annual Conference on Medicine and Religion.

November 19th, 2023 10:30 AM
Bass & Bourbon
113 Hamilton Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11231
United States
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