Some Letters on Jewish Medical Ethics
Journal of Medicine and Philosophy. 1983 Aug; 8(3): 217-224.
Jakobovits, Chief Rabbi of the British Commonwealth, presents excerpts from his correspondence with various individuals and groups seeking information on the Jewish attitude toward several bioethical issues. The issues addressed are abortion, psychosurgery, genetic engineering, and medical experimentation on animals. (KIE abstract)
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Jakobovits, Immanuel (1983-06)Jewish contributions to medicine and medical ethics are outlined briefly by the Chief Rabbi of the British Commonwealth. Respect for the dignity and sanctity of human life, and a duty to preserve health, are grounded in ...