Hektoen International

A Journal of Medical Humanities

Tag: Noam Zeffren

  • Public health measures derived from the Jewish tradition

    Noam ZeffrenTova CheinRobert SternNew York, New York, United States Jewish ingenuity has contributed widely to theology, philosophy, science, and many other areas of human endeavor. To the practice of medicine, influences from Jewish luminaries include Moses Maimonides, Sigmund Freud, Paul Ehrlich, and Jonah Salk. Less recognized are contributions from the Old Testament (or Torah) and…