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Halakhic Questions about Organ Transplants

What are the Jewish legal issues with organ transplantation?

The Beginning of Life in Judaism

According to Jewish law, human life begins at birth, not conception.

Why Do Jews Study Talmud?

On the various motivations and interests which brought Jews into a cross-generational conversation called Talmud.

Contemporary Issues in Lifecycle Ritual

Contemporary feminism has been, arguably, the primary influence upon the recent flourishing of new rituals and the transformation of older ones. On the other hand, for traditionalist Jews, the development of new approaches to ritual can be highly problema

Jewish Texts 101

Why Jews are the people of many books.

Defining Death in Jewish Law

Traditional sources point to the cessation of breathing as the moment of death.

Jewish Genetic Issues

Jewish Genetic Issues. Jewish Bioethics. Judaism and Medical Technology. Jewish Ideas and Beliefs.

Jewish Bioethics 101

The relationship between Jewish law, Jewish ethics, and the ethical principles of general society are navigated differently by different Jewish authorities. However, there is one principle that can be singled out for its prominence in Jewish bioethical di