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Remembering Rabbi Twerski—A Man of Wisdom and Humor: Healing vs. Curing in Addiction Medicine

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Healthcare and Religion Lecture Series

The Rev. Dr. Jay Geisler, DM, MA
Recovery Ministries for the Episcopal Diocese of Pittsburgh

Abstract: This lecture in honor of Doctor and Rabbi Abraham Twerski will examine his life experience as a psychiatrist, as a man of the ancient Rabbinic Tradition, and as a student of the “12 steps” of addiction recovery. Rabbi Dr. Abraham J. Twerski was the scion of an Hassidic dynasty, the author of numerous books, and the founder of Gateway Rehab, the largest drug rehabilitation and addiction recovery network in the greater Pittsburgh region.

Co-sponsored by the Center for Bioethics & Health Law, Department of Religious Studies, Jewish Studies Program, Palliative and Supportive Institute of UPMC, and Pittsburgh Theological Seminary

Registration Required - register here.

Tuesday, January 4 at 8:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m.

Virtual Event

Remembering Rabbi Twerski—A Man of Wisdom and Humor: Healing vs. Curing in Addiction Medicine

Healthcare and Religion Lecture Series

The Rev. Dr. Jay Geisler, DM, MA
Recovery Ministries for the Episcopal Diocese of Pittsburgh

Abstract: This lecture in honor of Doctor and Rabbi Abraham Twerski will examine his life experience as a psychiatrist, as a man of the ancient Rabbinic Tradition, and as a student of the “12 steps” of addiction recovery. Rabbi Dr. Abraham J. Twerski was the scion of an Hassidic dynasty, the author of numerous books, and the founder of Gateway Rehab, the largest drug rehabilitation and addiction recovery network in the greater Pittsburgh region.

Co-sponsored by the Center for Bioethics & Health Law, Department of Religious Studies, Jewish Studies Program, Palliative and Supportive Institute of UPMC, and Pittsburgh Theological Seminary

Registration Required - register here.

Tuesday, January 4 at 8:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m.

Virtual Event

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