Rabbi Professor Avraham Steinberg MD
Rabbi Steinberg is a medical ethicist, pediatric neurologist, rabbi and editor of Talmudic literature.
Professor Steinberg is Director of the Medical Ethics Unit at Shaare Zedek Medical Center, Jerusalem, and co-chairman of the Israeli National Council on Bioethics. In 1999 he won the Israel Prize for original Rabbinic literature for his 7-volume Encyclopedia Hilchatit Refuit in Hebrew - the most comprehensive text book ever compiled on this subject. It was translated into English by Professor Fred Rosner as the Encyclopedia of Jewish Medical Ethics.
Rabbi Steinberg is Director of the Torah literature publishing group Yad HaRav Herzog, head of the Editorial Board of the Talmudic Encyclopedia (or Encyclopedia Talmudit) and Editor-in-Chief of the Talmudic Micropedia.
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