Between Solidarity and Human Rights during the Coronavirus Pandemic, 13.03.22
The first panel discussion in the Solidarity and Vaccinations Series
Is it permissible to require vaccination of individuals in order to promote the health of the collective?
How much individual liberty does one have in decisions pertaining to one’s life and health?
The coronavirus pandemic has heightened the tension between individual rights and the public good in a wide range of areas. The vaccination issue is one of the clearest manifestations of this tension. In this panel discussion we will present the basic questions regarding vaccination and solidarity that pertain to Israel.
Prof. Dani Filc and Dr. Shelly Kamin-Friedman will present the theoretical and practical aspects of Israel’s vaccination policy.
In conjunction with The Israel Academy of Sciences and Humanities
Opening remarks: Prof. Shai Lavi, director, The Van Leer Jerusalem Institute; chair, Ethics Committee, The Israel Academy of Sciences and Humanities
Prof. Dani Filc, Department of Politics and Government, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev
Dr. Shelly Kamin-Friedman, The School of Public Health, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev
Moderator: Dr. Hagai Boas, The Van Leer Jerusalem Institute