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Jews in Medicine

A guide outlining the history of Jews in medicine, bio-medical ethics and the history of medicine, science and technology.

Selected Books on Jewish medical ethics

Books on Jewish bio-medical ethics

Bio-Medical Works

Halperin, Mordechai, Fink, David, Glick, Shimon, Jewish Medical Ethics 1989-2004, The Dr. Falk Schlesinger Institute for Medical-Halachic Research, Jerusalem, 2004,  2 vols. RES W 1 AS349G 2004

Herring, Basil, Jewish Ethics and Halakhah for Our Time: Sources and Commentary, KTAV: NY, 1984, RES JUD BJ 1285. H38 1984

Steinberg, Avraham, Encyclopedia of Jewish Medical Ethics, Feldheim Publishers: Jerusalem, JUD BM 538 H43 S7413 2003 3 vols.

Bleich, David Contemporary Halakhic Problems, KTAV: NY, 1977, JUD BM 520.3.B5 1977 6 vols.

History of Jewish Medicine

Rosner, Fred (ed), Encyclopedia of Medicine in the Bible and Talmud, Jason Aronson, Inc., NJ, 2000 REF JUD WZ 330 R822e 2000

Preuss, Julius,  Rosner, Fred (trans.),  Biblical and Talmudic Medicine, Jason Aronson Inc, Northvale NJ 1993, JUD WZ 80.5 J3 P7413 1993

Heynick, Frank, Jews and Medicine: An Epic Saga, KTAV: NJ, JUD WZ 80.5 J# H619j 2002

Efron, JohnM., Medicine and the German Jews a History, Yale University Press: New Haven,  2001, JUD WZ 80.5 J3 E27m 2001

Maimonides, Bos, Gerrit (trans.,), Medical Writings, Bringham Young Univ. Press, 2002, JUD WZ 290 M223m 2002

Maimonides, Medical Writings, Rosner, Fred (Trans.) Yeshiva University Press, NY, JUD WZ 290 M911p 1970

Berger, Natalia, Jews and Medicine: Religion, Culture, Science, JPS: Philadelphia,  1997, JUD  WZ 80.5 J3 J59 1997

Friedenwald, Harry, Jewish luminaries in medical history, New York] Ktav Pub. House [1967], JUD WZ 80.5 J3 F899j 1967

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