Devorah Goldman

Tikvah Visiting Fellow

Devorah Goldman is EPPC’s Tikvah Visiting Fellow. Her work focuses primarily on religion, medical culture, and public bioethics.

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Devorah Goldman is EPPC’s Tikvah Visiting Fellow. Her work focuses primarily on religion, medical culture, and public bioethics.

Ms. Goldman’s writing has appeared in National AffairsThe New Atlantis, The Weekly StandardRegulationThe American InterestBloomberg BNAThe Public DiscourseJewish Action, and other publications. She is a contributing editor for American Purpose and a board member for In Shifra’s Arms, a Jewish non-profit that supports women through challenging pregnancies.

Ms. Goldman has also helped spearhead several initiatives at the Tikvah Fund. These include the creation of a curriculum on the role of the Hebrew Bible in American history, which is currently being used as part of a two-year course offered by 20 Jewish day schools. Ms. Goldman has also developed a summer legal fellowship in partnership with the Blackstone Legal Fellowship and the Jewish Coalition for Religious Liberty, which will be launched in May 2021.

She previously worked as a legislative staffer in the U.S. Senate and an editor at National Affairs.

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Liz Scheier on Loving Liars

Devorah Goldman

Liz Scheier’s memoir tells of navigating the extreme emotional turbulence of life as the child of a dishonest parent. Though she is fascinated by deceit and believes we are naturally drawn to liars, her own story explains how she built a new life based on trust, forgiveness, and enduring love.

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Public Discourse / May 12, 2022

The Political Transformation of Medicine

Devorah Goldman

The revised MCAT includes a section that screens for adherence to progressive orthodoxies.

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Wall Street Journal / April 26, 2022

Bucking the Secularist Storyline

Devorah Goldman

The recently restored 1975 film Hester Street offers a refreshing take on the clash of religion’s dictates with modern life.

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American Purpose / March 8, 2022

The Doctor’s Office Becomes an Assembly Line

Devorah Goldman

Consolidation is wiping out private practices and making medical care costlier and worse.

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The Wall Street Journal / December 29, 2021

INTERVIEW: Devorah Goldman on Maintaining Faith Amid Modern Malaise

Devorah Goldman

In an interview with Elayne Allen of Public Discourse, EPPC Tikvah Visiting Fellow Devorah Goldman speaks about her background, our society’s cultural and political fragmentation, and how Jewish and Christian faith can be a guiding light.

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Public Discourse / December 19, 2021

Medicine Without a Soul

Devorah Goldman

Secularized medicine imperils the human ends of the healing arts, warns Charles Camosy in Losing Our Dignity.

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American Purpose / November 10, 2021

Heavy on Thought, Light on Faith

Devorah Goldman

A former rabbi of England has written a book on restoring the common good in divided times. Curiously, he appeals little to religious conviction.

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American Purpose / January 4, 2021

Disarming Frontline Doctors

Devorah Goldman

In its quest to meet the “gold standard,” academic medicine has put Covid patients at risk.

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Gene Editing and Planned Personhood

Devorah Goldman

The future of germline editing includes practical risks, but the question of whether it will happen should hinge not only on whether it can be safely done. Physicians must carefully consider their role in relation to their patients, which is different from that of a scientist working with specimens in a lab.

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Public Discourse / November 12, 2020

The Yeshiva Case: A Legal Path Forward

Devorah Goldman

Jewish organizations and individuals have a necessary and powerful role to play in America’s ongoing discussions regarding religious liberty. Situations such as the conflict over New York’s yeshivas demonstrate how grave the stakes can be.

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Review of Sarah Schenirer and the Bais Yaakov Movement: A Revolution in the Name of…

Devorah Goldman

Sarah Schenirer’s unflinching defense of basic Jewish principles, combined with the lively, youthful and joyous approach she brought to teaching, continue to guide the institution she founded.

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Jewish Action / September 1, 2020

The Story of Ruth

Devorah Goldman

A beautiful exhibit at the Morgan Library and Museum explores what this ancient figure can teach us about loyalty and redemption.

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The American Interest / May 24, 2020