Dr. Carl Feit

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Dr. Carl Feit is a noted cancer research scientist and holds the Dr. Joseph and Rachel Ades Chair in Health Sciences at Yeshiva University. Dr. Feit has chaired the science division of Yeshiva College since 1985.

Prior to coming to Yeshiva, Dr. Feit was a research scientist at the immunodiagnosis laboratory at the Sloan-Kettering Institute for Cancer Research. Dr. Feit serves on the editorial board of Cancer Investigation. He is also a Talmudic scholar and has lectured and taught Talmud classes for many years. He is a founding member of the International Society for Science and Religion.

Dr. Feit has a BA from Yeshiva College, earned his PhD from Rutgers University, and is also an ordained rabbi.

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  • Point and Counterpoint – Jewish Responses to Evolution in the 20th Century
  • Human or Golem: Therapeautic Cloning and Definitions of Humanhood in Jewish Law
  • Science as a Paradigm for Halakhic Thought: An Introduction to the Theology of Rabbi Joseph B. Soloveitchik

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