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Rabbi Morley Feinstein

Rabbi Morley Feinstein grew up on the Westside of Los Angeles and attended Beverly Hills High School. He attended the University of California, Berkeley where he graduated Phi Beta Kappa with highest honors.
Ordained in 1981 at Hebrew Union College – Jewish Institute of Religion in Cincinnati, Rabbi Feinstein served as the assistant and first associate rabbi of Temple Beth-El in San Antonio, Texas. From 1987 to 2002, he served as senior rabbi of Temple Beth-El in South Bend, Indiana. During his tenure there, he received Indiana’s highest citizen honor – The Sagamore of the Wabash – from its governor for his efforts in promoting peace and justice. Named a Senior Rabbinic Fellow of Jerusalem’s Shalom Hartman Institute, Rabbi Feinstein brings his deep commitment and passion for Torah, filled with energy, a zest for learning, and his love of music to his sacred work. He has devoted time for thirty one summers teaching at the camps of the Union for Reform Judaism. Rabbi Feinstein serves on the Los Angeles Council of Religious Leaders and is the president of the Board of Rabbis of Southern California.

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April 2018

Hype – A Doctor’s Guide to Medical Myths, Exaggerated Claims and Bad Advice

Sunday, April 29 | 10:00 am - 11:30 am
University Synagogue, 11960 Sunset Boulevard Los Angeles, CA 90049 United States + Google Map

Does sugar feed cancer cells? When can naturopathic medicine have merit? Which vitamins have value? Can detoxes be toxic? Are genetically modified foods unhealthy? Is gluten that bad? Can vaccines cause brain disorders such as autism? Is genetic testing a good idea? What health issues should we really be worried about...and what’s just plain HYPE? These are some of the many questions Nina Shapiro, M.D., hears constantly from patients in her practice, as well as from friends, acquaintances, and the…

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