Understanding the Moral Vacuum

By Barry Freundel

CLAL: the National Jewish Center for Learning and Leadership, September 20, 1996

The author provides a critical examination of the issues driving the prevalence of physician-assisted suicide: social values, professionalism and the human inability to deal with mortality.

Topic: Halakha, Morality, Professionalism, Jewish Law, Suicide, Ethics, Death and Mourning, Autonomy, Medical Care, Authority, Values

Name of Publication: Sh'ma: A Journal of Jewish Ideas

Editor: Cardin, Nina Beth

Volume/Issue: Vol.27/no.517

Page Number(s): 4-6

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Genre: Article

Coverage: United States

Language: English

Copyright Holder: Publisher

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Bibliographic Information:
Freundel, Barry. Understanding the Moral Vacuum. Sh'ma: A Journal of Jewish Ideas. CLAL: the National Jewish Center for Learning and Leadership. 20 September 1996: 4-6. http://www.bjpa.org/Publications/details.cfm?PublicationID=8416


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