The Judaism, Science and Medicine Group (JSMG) is an international organization of natural and social scientists, philosophers, historians, physicians, rabbis, theologians and educators who act to promote and facilitate a close relationship between Jewish religion, cultures and values, and the sciences, for the mutual benefit of both. Membership is free. To join, please contact the Center for Jewish Studies.
Judaism and Disability: new genetics, disability studies, and practical interventions
The Judaism and Disability: New Genetics, Disability Studies, and Practical Interventions conference explores:
- how genetics and genomics help to understand and treat genetic diseases.
- the diverse conceptions of physical and mental disabilities in the sources of Judaism in light of the new discipline of Disability Studies.
- the social, cultural and psychological dimensions of disability.
- the work of Jewish organizations to empower and include people with disabilities.
February 17-18, 2019
Scottsdale Plaza Resort
7200 North Scottsdale Road, Scottsdale
with support from
- Dr. Michael Anbar Memorial Lecture in Judaism, Science and Medicine Endowment
Arizona State University