Judaism teaches that every moment of life is significant and should be preserved. It follows that a quality, healthy life is even more valued. What, then, is the Talmudic approach to risky medical procedures? Does the chance at a better quality life or a longer life expectancy allow one to risk what certain life remains? What risk level is too risky? Explore texts from millennia of Jewish scholarship to enlighten contemporary dilemmas.

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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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