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Rabbi Dr. Akiva Tatz

Rabbi Dr. Akiva Tatz Senior Lecturer at the JLE was born in Johannesburg, South Africa. After practising as a doctor in both South Africa and the U.S., he moved to Israel where he practised both in hospital and general medicine in Jerusalem and engaged in a number of years Talmudic study and later teaching in Jewish thought and medical ethics in Jerusalem.

He is the Founder and Director of the Jerusalem Medical Ethics Forum and has written a number of books on the subject of Jewish Thought and Philosophy including Living Inspired and Worldmask. His work has been translated into Spanish, French and Portuguese..

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