AIDS Education pp 251-254 | Cite as

The Jewish Religion and the HIV/AIDS Challenge

  • Inon I. Schenker
  • Galia Sabar-Friedman


This short observation will highlight the role of Jewish leaders in the education campaign for stoping the further spread of HIV/AIDS. Although most religious leaders in Israel, especially the orthodox ones, have avoided the subject, the question of Judaism and AIDS is still relevant.


Religious Leader Religious Community Religious School Jewish Tradition Jewish Religion 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Inon I. Schenker
    • 1
  • Galia Sabar-Friedman
    • 1
  1. 1.Jerusalem AIDS ProjectJerusalemIsrael

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