Episode 5: Judaism and the Right to Die

What does Judaism have to say about the right to die? A majority of traditional and contemporary Jewish sources prohibit assisted suicide as well as passive euthanasia – i.e. withholding care. Learn how rabbis, hospital chaplains, and doctors help patients accept the realities of their illnesses and find peace in their final days.

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This series was made possible by UJA-Federation of New York with additional thanks to MJHS Health System and What Matters: Caring Conversations About End of Life.