Responsa: Cloning and Jewish Law

By Gerald S. Golden

Jewish Family & Life (JFL Media), February 1999

A comical interpretation of Jewish law pertaining to cloning determines that cloned animals can be used as kosher food, with conditions. It also says cloned humans are considered Jews under similar requirements for naturally-made humans.

Topic: Halakha, Jewish Law, Jewish Identification, Humor, Science

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

Editor: Berrin, Susan

Volume/Issue: Vol.29/no.559

Page Number(s): 4-5

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Genre: Article

Coverage: United States

Language: English

Copyright Holder: Publisher

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Bibliographic Information:
Golden, Gerald S. Responsa: Cloning and Jewish Law. Sh'ma: A Journal of Jewish Ideas. Jewish Family & Life (JFL Media). February 1999: 4-5. http://www.bjpa.org/Publications/details.cfm?PublicationID=8729


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