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Jewish medical ethics – a brief overview
  1. Immanuel Jakobovits
  1. Chief Rabbi of the British Commonwealth


    This paper outlines the traditional Jewish approach to medical ethics, as perceived by the Chief Rabbi of the British Commonwealth, himself an academic specialist in this field. It is based on a `St Paul's Lecture' given to the London Diocesan Council for Christian Jewish understanding.

    • Jewish medical ethics
    • history of Jewish medicine
    • abortion
    • contraception
    • euthanasia
    • experiments on humans
    • genetic engineering
    • medical ethics training.

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