The sequence of the tractates in the Order
Most authorities permit test-tube conception, but worry about what to do with the unneeded genetic material.
The major codes of Jewish law forbid actions that hasten death, but some allow the removal of impediments to death.
The Torah prohibits murder, and the Talmud maintains the prohibition on active killing, even with the terminally ill.
Health & Wellness
Rabbinic authorities have always been aware of heredity and genetic disease.
Does the genome project take imitatio dei too far--beyond imitating God, to playing God?
Does a fetus have the same legal status as a person?
Using genetic technology for therapeutic purposes is acceptable, but many related issues have yet to be addressed.
What are the Jewish legal issues with organ transplantation?
According to Jewish law, human life begins at birth.