What is the definition of death? Modern medicine still grapples with this question, challenged by medical advances that continually prolong life. In Jewish law, knowing when a patient has deceased is vital to understanding when treatment can be withdrawn, as well as other grave issues. This lecture explores the range of contemporary rabbinic views on what defines death and how it might impact our lives.

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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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