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Fertility, Medicine and Halacha Conference: Building Healthy Families

Sunday, Nov, 03, 2013 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM





Speakers Include:

  • Rabbi Elie Abadie, M.D., Founding Rabbi Safra Synagogue
  • Natan Bar-Chama, M.D., Male Reproductive Health of New York Medical Director at RMA of New York, Mt. Sinai
  • Keith Berkowitz, M.D., Medical Director, Center for Balanced Health, NY
  • Michael Glassner, M.D., Director, Mainline Fertility Center, Bryn Mawr, PA
  • Richard Grazi, M.D., Director, Genesis Fertility & Reproductive Medicine, NY
  • Sue Gross, M.D., Professor of Clinical Obstetrics & Gynecology and Women’s Health, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, NY
  • Lawrence Grunfeld, M.D., Co-Director of Reproductive Medicine Associates of  NY
  • Rabbi Yaakov Kermaier, Rabbi, Fifth Avenue Synagogue
  • Joshua Klein, M.D., Reproductive Medicine Associates New York, RMA
  • Rabbi Elchanan Lewis, Assistant Director of Puah Institute
  • Harry Lieman, M.D., Associate Professor and Director of the Division of Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility, Albert Einstein College of Medicine/ Montefiore Medical Center
  • Michelle Pfeifer, M.D., Cornell College of Medicine
  • Edward Reichman, M.D., Professor of Clinical Epidemiology & Population Health, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, NY
  • Peter Schlegel, M.D., Professor of Reproductive Medicine and Chairman of Urology, The Weill Medical College of Cornell University
  • Richard Schanler, M.D., Director, Neonatal Services,Cohen Children’s Medical Center of New York and North Shore Long Island Jewish Health System
  • Edward Reichman, M.D., Professor of Clinical Epidemiology & Population Health, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, NY
  • Rabbi Richard Weiss, M.D., Rabbi, Hillcrest Jewish Center
  • Rabbi Gideon Weitzman, Director, Puah Institute
  • Rabbi Mordechai Willig,  Rosh Yeshiva, RIETS, Yeshiva University


Topics Include:

  • Male Infertility: The Medical and Halachic Journey
  • The Impact of Genetics on the Modern Jewish Family
  • Modern Techniques in IVF: Moving to Day 5 & Single Embryo Transfer
  • Prenatal Care: Caring for your Baby Before Birth
  • Nutritional Imperatives: Before, During & After Pregnancy
  • Up-to-Date Male  Factor Treatment Options
  • Fertility Preservation: Hope For the Future
  •  PGD: The Medicine and the Halacha
  • Allergies, Celiac, Gluten and their Impact on a Healthy Pregnancy
  • Genetic Testing: BRCA Medical Ethics
  • Pru U’rvu: Rabbis in the Lab – Questions on Halacha and Ethics

Special sessions for Rabbis, Mental & Medical Professionals
Special sessions for kallah teachers, rebbetzins, yoatzot, and educators
And more!


Schedule of Events: 

(Coming Soon!)

There is no charge for this program.

Registration for this program is now closed.

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