Jewish Bioethics Quiz

How much do you know about Jewish bioethics?

When Jewish thinkers consider issues like euthanasia, abortion, and organ donation, they articulate diverse positions on the relationship between Jewish law, Jewish ethics, and secular ethics. How much do you know about Jewish bioethics?

Question 1 of 10
According to Jewish law, which of the following is true of abortion?
Question 2 of 10
The traditional Jewish principle guiding end-of-life decisions is that nothing can be done to hasten death, but _____________ can be removed.
Question 3 of 10
True or false: In recent years, some liberal rabbis have suggested that active euthanasia be permitted in certain cases where the pain experienced by a terminally ill patient diminishes his/her ability to live in the image of God.
Question 4 of 10
According to some Orthodox rabbinic authorities there is concern that the use of donor sperm to impregnate a woman who was having trouble conceiving would constitute what?
Question 5 of 10
Which Jewish tenet overrides all others in the debate regarding whether organ donation should be permissible acccording to Jewish law?
Question 6 of 10
According to the Talmud, when does a soul enter a baby's body?
Question 7 of 10
Couples should be genetically screened
Question 8 of 10
Which of the following denominations allow organ donation?
Question 9 of 10
According to most traditional Jewish authorities, who is legally considered the father of a child born via donor sperm?
Question 10 of 10
According to Jewish law, what is a goses?

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