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Moses Tendler

Moses
D.
Tendler

Rabbi Isaac and Bella Tendler Chair in Jewish Medical Ethics; Professor of Biology; Rosh Yeshiva

BA, New York University,
MA, New York University,
PhD, Columbia University,

Rabbi Moshe Tendler is the Rabbi Isaac and Bella Tendler Professor of Jewish Medical Ethics and a professor of biology and a rosh yeshiva in the Rabbi Isaac Elchanan Theological Seminary at Yeshiva University. He is the leading expert on medical ethics as it pertains to Jewish law and the author of PRACTICAL MEDICAL HALAKHAH, a textbook of Jewish responsa to medical issues, and PARDES RIMONIM, a book about the halachot of taharat mishpacha. Rabbi Tendler has been one of the most vocal supporters of Jewish organ donation and a strong advocate for brain death criteria to be adopted as an acceptable definition of death under Jewish law. Rabbi Tendler has written extensively on euthanasia, infertility, end of life issues, organ donation, and brit milah. He is the spiritual leader of the Community Synagogue in Monsey, NY, and chairs the bioethical commission of the Rabbinical Council of America and the Medical Ethics Task Force of UJA-Federation of Greater New York.

tendler@yu.edu
212-960-5400 x256

Wilf campus - Furst Hall
Room#26

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Fall 2018
Advanced Talmud: Hullin
TAL 4057

 

Biological Bioethics
BIO 3570

 

Talmud: Hullin/Yoreh Deah
TAC 6501

 

Spring 2018
Advanced Talmud: Niddah
TAL 4072

 

Biological Bioethics
BIO 3570

 

Talmud: Niddah/Hilkhot Niddah
TAC 6572

 

Fall 2017
Advanced Talmud: Niddah
TAL 4071

 

Microbiology
BIO 4023R

 

Talmud: Niddah/Hilkhot Niddah
TAC 6571

 

Spring 2017
Advanced Talmud: Shabbat
TAL 4004

 

Biological Bioethics
BIO 3570

 

Talmud: Shabbat
TAC 6004