Avraham Steinberg

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Avraham Steinberg (Hebrew אברהם שטינברג; born 25 August 1947) is an Israeli medical ethicist, pediatric neurologist, rabbi and editor of Talmudic literature.

Avraham Steinberg

Steinberg is Director of the Medical Ethics Unit at Shaare Zedek Medical Center, Jerusalem, and co-chairman of the Israeli National Council on Bioethics. In 1999 he won the Israel Prize for original Rabbinic literature for his 7-volume Encyclopedia Hilchatit Refuit in Hebrew - the most comprehensive text book ever compiled on this subject. It was translated into English by Fred Rosner as the Encyclopedia of Jewish Medical Ethics.[1]

Steinberg is Director of the Torah literature publishing group Yad HaRav Herzog, head of the Editorial Board of the Talmudic Encyclopedia (or Encyclopedia Talmudit) and Editor-in-Chief of the Talmudic Micropedia.