Friday, March 09, 2007

Organ Donation in Jewish Law
Toronto, March 11th

Shaarei Shomayim Congregation, 470 Glencairn Ave., Toronto, Sunday, March 11, 2007 9:15am ? 4:30pm

Shaarei Shomayim Congregation Adult Education Medical Ethics Committee in coordination with Trillium Gift of Life Network and The Halachic Organ Donor Society present: Organ Donation in Jewish Law: A Conversation About Life Medical and Halachic Aspects of Organ Donation. This educational event is open to the general public and speakers will address such issues as: the need for greater community awareness; the organ donation crisis in Ontario; medical aspects of brain death and organ donation; Rabbinic sources on end of life - two Halachic positions; and a panel discussion: Personal Reflections - Recipients and Donor Families. Trillium Gift of Life Network Board Member Rabbi Reuven Bulka will present the keynote address: "Organ Donation: The Unspoken Issues". Ticket prices are: $36 non-members; $30 members; and $18 students. Lunch is included.

To register or for more information email or call the Synagogue office, 416-789-3213.

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