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[Perspectives] Avraham Steinberg: leading light in faith-based medical ethics

Avraham Steinberg seems to fit the description of multitasker, for even at 67 years of age he juggles prominent and diverging areas of work in Jerusalem: as consultant paediatric neurologist at the Shaare Zedek Medical Center, as co-Chair of Israel’s National Bioethics Council, as researcher and consultant on Jewish medical ethics, and as an expert witness in court for personal injury and malpractice suits. “I’ve always loved working, and am lucky in being able to turn my mind from one project to another fairly quickly; I often set aside minutes, rather than hours, to do tasks, but am in bed by 11pm.