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Euthanasia in Judaism – Part 2

In our last post we read about a doctor, a father, who put an end to his child’s suffering by hastening her death. Cast your mind back to that doctor and remember that he was Jewish. If he needed an answer from a rabbinic source about his dilemma, he could have found it In the [...]

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Euthanasia in Judaism- Part 1

I heard the saddest story just a few weeks ago. Usually, when you hear about an unfortunate event, the media gives you all the information and you judge the story from an outsider’s perspective. However, this story was different and more personal, because it involves my mother-in-law -חָמוֹת . One of the doctors at the [...]

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Yitzhak Shamir

On June 2012, after years of illness, Yitzhak Shamir, the Seventh Prime Minister of Israel, died at the age of 96. Shamir was serving two terms as the Prime minister: from 1983–84 and 1986–1992.He was a remarkable person, who served Israel for many years, until the day he retired from the Knesset in 1996. Shamir [...]

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