*Rabbi Dr. Akiva Tatz is a South African born physician, author and lecturer. He studied medicine in Johannesburg with elective work at Washington University in St Louis, and spent a number of years concurrently practicing medicine and engaging in Talmudic study in Israel.
He has written a number of books on the subjects of Jewish thought and philosophy: Anatomy of a Search, Living Inspired, Worldmask, The Thinking Jewish Teenager’s Guide to Life, Letters to a Buddhist Jew and Will, Freedom & Destiny.
His Jerusalem Medical Ethics Forum teaches and promotes knowledge of Jewish medical ethics internationally. He has recently written a textbook in this field, Dangerous Disease and Dangerous Therapy in Jewish Medical Ethics.
He currently teaches at the Jewish Learning Exchange in London and internationally.