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, what is a goses?
Question 2 of 10
What is the rabbinic position on stem cell research?
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 Jewish law, when does a fetus acquire the rights of a person?
Question 5 of 10
Which of these legal and ethical issues are still up for debate among Jewish authorities?
Question 6 of 10
True or false: Jewish law always forbids organ donation.
Question 7 of 10
From a Jewish perspective, what is the best way of screening for genetic diseases?
Question 8 of 10
BRCA1 and BRCA2 are
Question 9 of 10
According to Jewish law, the permissibility for a healthy person to donate an organ (such as a kidney) is dependent on what?
Question 10 of 10
What is the one principle that can be singled out for its prominence in Jewish bioethical discourse?

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