Rabbi Guershon Kwasniewski & Rabbi Uri Lam

Baruch Rofê Cholim – O Processo de Cura, o Judaísmo e a Medicina

See this in my timzoneApresentação em Portugues às 19:00 BRST | Apresentado por CIM em Belo Horizonte, y SIBRA em Porto Alegre

Os textos abordar, por um lado a idéia de um Deus Omnipotente que dá a vida e cura, e em segundo lugar, a prática da medicina por seres humanos. É “não natural” interferir e fazer mudanças no mundo natural? É a cura de um homem é um esforço humano ou divino?

Healing: A Natural Practice?

See this in my timezoneTeaching in Portuguese at 7:00pm BRST | Presented by CIM in Belo Horizonte and SIBRA in Porto Alegre, Brazil

This session navigates the tension in Jewish sources between God as granter of life and healing and the practice of medicine by humans. Is it “unnatural” to interfere and make changes in the natural world?

kwasniewskiSince 1996, Rabbi Guershon Kwasniewski has been the religious Leader of SIBRA – Sociedade Israelita Brasileira de Cultura e Beneficência – in Porto Alegre, Brazil. He attended rabbinical studies at the Latin American Rabbinical Seminary in Buenos Aires, Argentina and at the Schechter Institute in Jerusalem, Israel and will soon receive his Smichá. Rabbi Kwasniewski is also Journalist and Speaker. He is the coordinator of the Inter-Faith Dialogue Group of Porto Alegre. He is married and has two children.

Rabbi Uri LamRabbi Uri Lam is the spiritual and community leader of Congregação Israelita Mineira (CIM) in Belo Horizonte, Minas Gerais St, Brazil, affiliated to WUPJ (World Union for Progressive Judaism). Rabbi Lam is a Psychologist and holds a M.A. in Philosophy. He is also a publisher and translator of several books into Portuguese, such as Maimonides’s Guide of the Perplexed Parts 1 & 2 (Moreh Nevuchim) – the first comprehensive translation to Portuguese; Part 3 is underway. Rabbi Lam is the founder of the Forum for Jewish-Catholic Dialogue of Bahia and, as a member of the ICCJ (International Council of Christians and Jews), was in Rome for the 50th Anniversary of the Nostra Aetate and at the meeting with Pope Francis.


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