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Articles

Below you will find articles by rabbis, doctors and scholars about the halachic and medical issues surrounding brain-stem death and organ donation. Some articles are pro organ donation and some are con. We believe by showing all positions, we can allow the public to judge for themselves where they stand on these issues.

  1. Title: Establishing the Moment of Death: Survey of Positions

    Author: Steinberg Prof. Avraham
    Publication: ASSIA – Volume 10
    Year: 2007
    Download: Hebrew

    HOD Comments:
    The Dr. Falk Schlesinger Institute fo Medical-Halachic Research at the Sha’are Zedek Medical Center, Jerusalem~~

     

  2. Title: Establishing the Time of Death

    Author: Lau Rabbi Yisrael Meir
    Publication: ASSIA – Volume 10
    Year: 2007
    Download: Hebrew

    HOD Comments:
    The Dr. Falk Schlesinger Institute fo Medical-Halachic Research at the Sha’are Zedek Medical Center, Jerusalem~~

     

  3. Title: The Medical Basis of Brain Death

    Author: Sommer Prof. Haim
    Publication: Establishing the Moment of Death
    Year: 2007
    Download: Hebrew

    HOD Comments:
    The Dr. Falk Schlesinger Institute fo Medical-Halachic Research at the Sha’are Zedek Medical Center, Jerusalem~~

     

  4. Title: Letter of the Secretariat of the Chief Rabbinate

    Author: The Secretariat of the Chief Rabbinate
    Publication: Establishing the Moment of Death
    Year: 2007
    Download: Hebrew

    HOD Comments:
    The Dr. Falk Schlesinger Institute fo Medical-Halachic Research at the Sha’are Zedek Medical Center, Jerusalem~~

     

  5. Title: Does Halacha Permit Heart Transplantation in Israel?

    Author: Halperin Dr. Mordechai
    Publication: Establishing the Moment of Death
    Year: 2007
    Download: Hebrew

    HOD Comments:
    The Dr. Falk Schlesinger Institute fo Medical-Halachic Research at the Sha’are Zedek Medical Center, Jerusalem~~

     

  6. Title: Heart Transplantation in Israel

    Author: The Chief Rabbinate Council
    Publication: Establishing the Moment of Death
    Year: 2007
    Download: Hebrew

    HOD Comments:
    The Dr. Falk Schlesinger Institute fo Medical-Halachic Research at the Sha’are Zedek Medical Center, Jerusalem

     

  7. Title: The Decision of the Chief Rabbinate with Sources and Notes to the Decision

    Author: The Chief Rabbinate Council, The Transplantation Committee, Rabbi Mordechai Halperin
    Publication: Establishing the Moment of Death
    Year: 2007
    Download: Hebrew

    HOD Comments:
    The Dr. Falk Schlesinger Institute fo Medical-Halachic Research at the Sha’are Zedek Medical Center, Jerusalem~~

     

  8. Title: Living Organ Donors and Trade in Organs

    Author: Wigoda Dr. Michael
    Publication: ASSIA – Volume 10
    Year: 2007
    Download: Hebrew

    HOD Comments:
    The Dr. Falk Schlesinger Institute fo Medical-Halachic Research at the Sha’are Zedek Medical Center, Jerusalem~~

     

  9. Title: Organ Transplantation from Living Donors

    Author: Yisraeli, Rabbi Shaul
    Publication: ASSIA – Volume 9
    Year: 2003
    Download: Hebrew

    HOD Comments:
    The Dr. Falk Schlesinger Institute fo Medical-Halachic Research at the Sha’are Zedek Medical Center, Jerusalem~~

     

  10. Title: Compulsory Donation of Bone Marrow and Endangering Minors for Organ Transplantation

    Author: Bar-Ilan Rabbi Naftali
    Publication: ASSIA – Volume 10
    Year: 2007
    Download: Hebrew

    HOD Comments:
    The Dr. Falk Schlesinger Institute fo Medical-Halachic Research at the Sha’are Zedek Medical Center, Jerusalem~~

     

  11. Title: A Note on Legalizing the Compensation Procedure for Organ Donors

    Author: Halperin Dr. Mordechai
    Publication: ASSIA – Volume 9
    Year: 2003
    Download: Hebrew

    HOD Comments:
    The Dr. Falk Schlesinger Institute fo Medical-Halachic Research at the Sha’are Zedek Medical Center, Jerusalem~~

     

  12. Title: Murder of the Donor: Introduction to the Medical Discussion

    Author: Halperin Dr. Mordechai
    Publication: Establishing the Moment of Death
    Year: 2007
    Download: Hebrew

    HOD Comments:
    The Dr. Falk Schlesinger Institute fo Medical-Halachic Research at the Sha’are Zedek Medical Center, Jerusalem~~

     

  13. Title: Transplantation of Brain Tissue

    Author: Raiskin Shlomy
    Publication: ASSIA – Volume 13
    Year: 2010
    Download: Hebrew

    HOD Comments:
    The Dr. Falk Schlesinger Institute fo Medical-Halachic Research at the Sha’are Zedek Medical Center, Jerusalem~~

     

  14. Title: Consent of the Deceased in Organ Transplantation

    Author: Yisraeli, Rabbi Shaul
    Publication: ASSIA – Volume 9
    Year: 2003
    Download: Hebrew

    HOD Comments:
    The Dr. Falk Schlesinger Institute fo Medical-Halachic Research at the Sha’are Zedek Medical Center, Jerusalem~~

     

  15. Title: Premature Babies, Non-viable Babies, and Anencephalic Babies: Potential Organ Donors

    Author: Halperin Dr. Mordechai
    Publication: ASSIA – Volume 13
    Year: 2010
    Download: Hebrew

    HOD Comments:
    The Dr. Falk Schlesinger Institute fo Medical-Halachic Research at the Sha’are Zedek Medical Center, Jerusalem~~

     

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