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Birth control series, part II

Wednesday August 2nd at 8 PM (EST)

In this two part series, we are exploring the halakhic and medical parameters of birth control. During Part 2 we will be joined by Rabba Dr. Carmella Abraham and Dr. Rebecca C. Amaru to discuss different birth control options that are available to couples, including the pill, IUDs, and more. Together, they will lay out both the halakhic and medical concerns for each method of birth control. 

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Rabba Dr. Carmella Abraham developed and co-taught the Women’s Health and Taharat Hamishpacha curriculum at Yeshivat Maharat utilizing her clinical medical experience. Carmella has interned at the Hillels of Westchester, Columbia Presbyterian Hospital Chaplaincy Program, and served as a Fellow at the Shalom Hartman Created Equal Seminar Fellowship. Carmella earned her B.A. from Barnard College and her medical degree from Mount Sinai School of Medicine. She practiced at the Women’s Health Program, where she held a dual appointment in Internal Medicine and Obstetrics and Gynecology. She currently works in Oncology Medical Affairs for pharma.  


Dr. Rebecca C. Amaru graduated from Columbia University with a BA concentration in Anthropology, then received her medical degree from the Mount Sinai School of Medicine.  She completed training in Obstetrics and Gynecology, also at Mount Sinai Hospital in New York City, and has been in practice since 2003.  She currently has a private practice with two partners on the Upper East Side of Manhattan, and also is a member of the voluntary faculty at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, teaching medical students as a lecturer and a preceptor.  She lives in White Plains, NY with her husband, Dr. Jonathan Waitman, and her four daughters.






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