Jews and Genes brings together leaders in their fields, from all walks of Judaism, to explore these most timely and intriguing topics-the intricacies of the genetic code and the wonders of life, along with cutting-edge science and the ethical issues it raises.
Publisher: Jewish Publication Society
Number of pages: 480
Weight: 662 g
Dimensions: 229 x 152 x 29 mm
"Dorff and Zoloth have assembled contributions that shed light on Jews, biology, and genes that are engagingly revelatory for Jew and non-Jew alike."-Arthur L. Caplan, Drs. William F. and Virginia Connolly Mitty Professor of Bioethics and director of the Division of Medical Ethics at NYU Langone Medical Center -- Arthur L. Caplan
"A brilliant combination of science and philosophy that deepens one's awe for the genetics of life and demonstrates how insights from Jewish thought can help address the vexing questions that arise because of scientists' new capabilities to test for genes and alter them in the effort to prevent or cure disease."-Neil S. Wenger, director of the UCLA Health Ethics Center-- Neil S. Wenger
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