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, the permissibility for a healthy person to donate an organ (such as a kidney) is dependent on what?
Question 2 of 10
According to traditional Jewish sources, when does death occur?
Question 3 of 10
BRCA1 and BRCA2 are
Question 4 of 10
According to the Talmud, when does a soul enter a baby's body?
Question 5 of 10
According to Jewish law, what is a goses?
Question 6 of 10
True or false: Judaism sees the termination of a pregnancy as murder.
Question 7 of 10
Which of these legal and ethical issues are still up for debate among Jewish authorities?
Question 8 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 9 of 10
True or False: All Jews are pro-choice.
Question 10 of 10
According to Jewish law, which of the following is true of abortion?

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