A Revolutionary New Course on Medical Decisions in Jewish Ethics

(Coral Gables)— This spring, Chabad of Downtown Coral Gables will be teaching a groundbreaking course in medical ethics starting on Wednesday, May 15th, 2024, 7:30-9:00 pm, at 1827 Ponce de Leon Blvd, Coral Gables. This new course, titled Decisions of Fate will explore some of the most fascinating and relevant dilemmas in medical ethics through the lens of contemporary Jewish law.

Rabbi Avraham Stolik, the course instructor in Coral Gables, highlights, “Finding trustworthy guidance is important when navigating tough medical decisions. Decisions of Fate offers an opportunity to proactively engage with these questions, providing the confidence and clarity needed to address important life decisions if and when they arise.”

This four-week course invites our community to engage in a thoughtful study of medical ethics according to Jewish wisdom. From experimental treatments to the prospect of extending life, participants will gain an enriching perspective on how Judaism sheds light on these crucial questions .

The course will be offered in-person as well as over Zoom. Sign-in information will be provided upon enrollment.

Decisions of Fate is open to individuals of all backgrounds and knowledge levels, reflecting JLI's commitment to providing accessible and enriching Jewish educational experiences.

Interested students may call 305-490-7572 or visit for registration and for other course-related information.

JLI offers programs in eleven languages at over 800 locations across the U.S. and various countries worldwide. More than 400,000 students have attended JLI classes since we were founded in 1998. JLI uses cutting-edge pedagogical techniques to create content that communicates Jewish teachings, observances, and history to Jewish audiences of all backgrounds and affiliations, across a wide range of formats and media.

For the course overview, click here.

For course endorsements, click here.