Health & Wellness
Jewish authorities do not object to fertility technology, but have concerns with some of the specific methods.
Organizations that can help with screening and counseling
Beliefs & Practices
Most of Jewish law can and should be set aside in order to avoid endangering a person's health or safety.
The biblical source of the commandment of bikkur cholim offers a clue.
Like most ways of eating, a kosher diet can be very healthy — or very unhealthy.
Must the donor be Jewish for the child to be recognized as Jewish?
Jews' close connection to healing, both as patients and physicians, is ancient and rooted in both theology and history.
Gender & Sexuality
The Jewish tradition encourages procreation, but some forms of contraception are less problematic than others.
The stem cells most likely to be of scientific value come from discarded embryos. Is it ethical to use these?
How your New Year's resolution fits into the Jewish tradition.
The Conservative movement validates two opinions on ceasing medical treatment for terminally ill patients.
Dispelling the myths that Jews aren't alcoholics and that AA is only for Christians.