The recent Ebola outbreak raised questions as ancient as pandemics themselves. In 1918 an influenza virus caused a pandemic that killed an estimated twenty to forty million people in the course of a single year. What was learned from this global tragedy that enables us to combat pandemics more effectively today? How do we balance the needs of the greater society versus the rights of individuals thought to be infected? What risks are health care professionals permitted or obligated to take in order to combat a deadly disease?

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National Jewish Retreat

Established in 2006, JLI's annual National Jewish Retreat has been dubbed "the Jewish event of the year," offering five days of luxury and learning and an unprecedented over 150 sessions with forty of the world's leading Jewish personalities. Participants get to mingle with renowned speakers, scholars, and authors as they enjoy first-class gourmet cuisine and 5-star accommodations in an immersive Jewish experience.

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