Matters of Life and Death: A Jewish Aporoach to Modern Medical Ethics

By Sam Klagsbrun

Jewish Family & Life (JFL Media), January 1999

This is a review of Rabbi Elliot Dorff's book, A Jewish Approach to Modern Medical Ethics. Rabbi Dorff writes from his perspective as a Conservative Jew, and covers topics ranging from genetics to tattoos, including end-of-life care. He believes that human bodies are God's property, and therefore terminating life is going against God.

Topic: Halakha, Morality, Jewish Law, Ethics, Spirituality, Publications, Medical Care

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

Editor: Berrin, Susan

Volume/Issue: Vol.29/no.558

Page Number(s): 7

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Genre: Book Review

Coverage: United States

Language: English

Copyright Holder: Publisher

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Bibliographic Information:
Klagsbrun, Sam. Matters of Life and Death: A Jewish Aporoach to Modern Medical Ethics. Sh'ma: A Journal of Jewish Ideas. Jewish Family & Life (JFL Media). January 1999: 7. http://www.bjpa.org/Publications/details.cfm?PublicationID=8780


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