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Jews and Organ Donations: All Take and No Give?

This article highlights the status of organ donation and its misconceptions amongst the Jewish population in the aftermath of the Alissa Flatow case. It provides an overview of Israel’s “all-take no give policy” as a member of the European organ donor network and Israel’s subsequent closeout from the network. Landmark decisions amongst various Jewish groups vis-à-vis organ donation in Israel and America are also outlined.