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Shabbat Dinner with Scholar-in-Residence Rabbi Jason Weiner

Friday, June 23, 2017 • 29 Sivan 5777

8:30 PM - 10:00 PMMilt's BBQ (3411 N. Broadway)

"Truth Telling: When Painful Medical Information Should and Should Not Be Revealed"
with Scholar-in-Residence Rabbi Jason Weiner

We hope you'll join us for a Friday night Shabbat learning dinner at Milt's BBQ as part of a Scholar-in-Residence Shabbat with Rabbi Jason Weiner. If you have any dietary restrictions, please list them in the notes when you register.

Rabbi Jason Weiner, BCC, serves as the senior rabbi and manager of the Spiritual Care Department at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles. Rabbi Weiner is responsible for the chaplaincy team and all aspects of spiritual care at Cedars-Sinai.

Rabbi Weiner previously served as the assistant rabbi at Young Israel of Century City in West L.A. He has earned two rabbinic ordinations, as well as a master's degree in bioethics and health policy from Loyola University (Chicago), where he is completing a doctorate in clinical bioethics. He also earned a master's degree in Jewish history from Yeshiva University. Rabbi Weiner has completed four units of clinical pastoral education. He is a board-certified chaplain through Neshama: Association of Jewish Chaplains, and he sits on the association's board.

Rabbi Weiner is the president of the Southern California Board of Rabbis and has been honored with Rabbinic Leadership Awards from the Orthodox Union and Chai Lifeline. He is a member of the Cedars-Sinai End of Life Committee, Organ Donor Council and Bioethics Committee, for which he serves on the internal advisory board. Rabbi Weiner is also the rabbi of Knesset Israel Synagogue of Beverlywood and teaches a Talmud class at Shalhevet High School. He is the author of “Jewish Guide to Practical Medical Decision-Making” (Urim Press) and “Guide to Observance of Jewish Law in a Hospital” (Kodesh Press). He has published more than two dozen scholarly articles and book chapters, as well as a number of "popular" pieces.

Please note that all children age 2 and up are billed at the adult price.
This dinner is subsidized by the Lopatin Hospitality Fund.

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