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Encyclopedia of Jewish Medical Ethics

Encyclopedia of Jewish Medical Ethics

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Ethical issues in modern medicine are of great concern and interest to all physicians and health-care providers throughout the world, as well as to the public at large. Jewish scholars and ethicists have discussed medical ethics throughout Jewish history,
Hospitals in Halachah

Hospitals in Halachah

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An indispensable resource of practical halachah

 

Countless halachic questions may easily arise while in the company of a patient in a hospital or other health care facility, and this applies to visitors as well as caregivers. Hospitals in Halacha is a clear, concise, yet comprehensive guide that addresses a wide array of such concerns in a practical, easy-to-read Question & Answer format. 

 

Based on the rulings of leading Poskim, all reviewed by HaRav Y.E. Forschheimer, Shlit'a; with extensive Hebrew footnotes to facilitate further study.

Jewish Ethics and the Care of End-of-Life Patients

Jewish Ethics and the Care of End-of-Life Patients

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Jewish Guide to Practical Medical Decision-Making

Jewish Guide to Practical Medical Decision-Making

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Due to the rapid advances in the medical field, existing books on Jewish medical ethics are quickly becoming outdated and irrelevant, Jewish Guide to Practical Medical Decision-Making seeks to remedy that by presenting the most contemporary medical information and rabbinic rulings in an accessible, user-friendly manner. Rabbi Weiner addresses a broad range of medical circumstances such as surrogacy and egg donation, assisted suicide, and end of life decision making. Based on his extensive training and practical familiarity inside a major hospital, Rabbi Weiner provides clear and concise guidance to facilitate complex decision-making for the most common medical dilemmas that arise in contemporary society.
Rav Asher Weiss on Medical Halachik Issues

Rav Asher Weiss on Medical Halachic Issues

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This fascinating collection of teachings from one of contemporary Judaism's greatest halachic authorities includes questions such as:

  • What are the parameters of the mitzvah to heal the sick?
  • How does one pray for a sick person?
  • What are the personal halachic obligations of medical professionals?
  • What is the Torah view of alternative medical treatments?
  • What risks can one take to save life?
  • What does Jewish law say about organ donation?
  • Is it permissible to refrain from vaccinating children?
  • May words of Torah be used as a means of healing?
  • What is the Torah approach to OCD?
  • May a sick person refuse treatment?

Translated by Dr. Fred Rosner and edited and adapted by Rabbi Immanuel Bernstein, this fascinating and important sefer is a must for medical professionals, scholars, and all types of interested Jews.

Rav Asher Weiss On Medical Issues, Vol 2

Rav Asher Weiss On Medical Issues, Vol 2

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With his mastery of halachah, leadership, and open heart and door to every Jew who needs him, Rav Asher Weiss, shlita, has quickly become known as one of the leaders of our generation.

In this compendium of Rav Weiss’s maamarim and teshuvos, numerous medical halachic issues are addressed. Some of the topics included are:

The obligation of proper hygiene and of preventative measures

Relying on scientific and medical knowledge in halachah

Appropriate conduct during an epidemic

Endangering oneself to provide aid to one whose life is not in jeopardy

Volunteering for experimental treatment

The degree of liability for someone who infected others

Cremation versus donation of a body for scientific research

Allocation of tzedakah funds between yeshivos and hospitals