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Former Winnipegger Velvl Greene, Head of BGU Jewish Medical Ethics, Died at 83

Renowned BGU life scientist Professor Velvl Greene maintained a dialogue on religion with the late Lubavitcher Rebbe.

by Rhonda Spivak, December 20, 2011

 

Renowned former chairman of epidemiology and public health at Ben-Gurion University, Professor Velvl Greene, who was borne in Winnipeg to  ardently secular, Zionist parents in 1928, died in Israel at the age of 83 recently. Green made aliya in 1986.

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http://www.israelnationalnews.com/News/News.aspx/150024

Greene maintained a dialogue with the late Lubavitcher Rebbe, Rabbi Menachem M. Schneerson about religion and science. He headed the Lord Jakobovitz Center for Jewish Medical Ethics at BGU

Editor's note: Thank you to Aviva Cohen for bringing an article in Israel National News about Greene's death to my attention. The Israel National News story sourced the Chabad website as its sourc when i first read it on the Israel National News website

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