Health & Wellness
Rabbinic authorities have always been aware of heredity and genetic disease.
Does the genome project take imitatio dei too far--beyond imitating God, to playing God?
Using genetic technology for therapeutic purposes is acceptable, but many related issues have yet to be addressed.
Most Jewish ethicists approve of therapeutic cloning, but question the morality of reproductive cloning.
Jewish Genetic Issues. Jewish Bioethics. Judaism and Medical Technology. Jewish Ideas and Beliefs.