September 10th and 11th, 2006 at Jewish Theological Seminary New York, New York
In the Divine Image: Creation, Procreation, and the New Genetics
A conference open to the public focusing on the ethical issues raised by the rapidly changing field of genetics.
Paper presentations and a methodological discussion aimed at academics and scholars of Jewish Ethics as it applies to genetics, embryology, stem cell research, cloning, genetic screening, and the use of genetic data.
The Academic Coalition for Jewish Bioethics announced a call for papers to be presented at the conference on the above topic. Submissions will be accepted in Jewish studies and medicine, bioethics, and relevant areas in the humanities, as well as papers from practitioners reflecting on practice.
ACJB Organizational Board Members
The Academic Coalition for Jewish Bioethics is a joint venture of: Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion/LA - Kalsman Institute on Judaism and Health / Hebrew Union College-University of Cincinnati - Center for the Study of Contemporary Moral Problems / Jewish Theological Seminary - Finkelstein Institute / Reconstructionist Rabbinical College - Levin-Lieber Program in Jewish Ethics / Shalom Hartman Institute / University of Judaism / University of Pennsylvania - Center for Bioethics / Yeshivat Chovevei Torah