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Jewish ethics and the care of end-of-life patients : a collection of rabbinical, bioethical, philosophical, and juristic opinions

Jersey City, N.J. : KTAV ; Basel, Switzerland : Institute for Jewish Studies, University of Basel, c2006.

v, 254 p., [1] leaf of plates : col. ill. ; 24 cm.

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This collection of 11 chapters by scholars representing various views and religious orientations discusses end-of-life issues including terminal illness, quality of life, assisted suicide, and the meaning of life itself.

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ISBN:

978-0-88125-921-6

LC Call No:

BM635.4 .J384 2006

Dewey Class No:

296.3/697 22

Title:

Jewish ethics and the care of end-of-life patients : a collection of rabbinical, bioethical, philosophical, and juristic opinions / edited by Peter Joel Hurwitz, Jacques Picard, and Avraham Steinberg ; articles written in German and Hebrew were translated by Benjamin Sklarz.

Publisher:

Jersey City, N.J. : KTAV ; Basel, Switzerland : Institute for Jewish Studies, University of Basel, c2006.

Physical:

v, 254 p., [1] leaf of plates : col. ill. ; 24 cm.

BibliogrphyNote:

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Summary:

This collection of 11 chapters by scholars representing various views and religious orientations discusses end-of-life issues including terminal illness, quality of life, assisted suicide, and the meaning of life itself.

Subject:

Death--Religious aspects

Subject:

Terminal illness

Subject:

Euthanasia--Rekigious aspects

Subject:

Medical ethics

Subject:

Suicide--Religious aspects

Subject:

--erg, Avarham,.

AE:PersName:

Sklarz, Benjamin, tr.

AE:PersName:

Hurwitz, Peter Joel, ed.

AE:PersName:

Picard, Jacques, ed.

AE:PersName:

Steinberg, Avarham, ed.

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245 Title 00  $a Title  Jewish ethics and the care of end-of-life patients :
    $b Remainder of title  a collection of rabbinical, bioethical, philosophical, and juristic opinions /
    $c Statement of responsibility  edited by Peter Joel Hurwitz, Jacques Picard, and Avraham Steinberg ; articles written in German and Hebrew were translated by Benjamin Sklarz.
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    $b Name of publisher, dist, etc  Institute for Jewish Studies, University of Basel,
    $c Date of publication, dist, etc  c2006.
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504 BibliogrphyNote   $a Bibliography, etc. note  Includes bibliographical references and index.
505 ContentsNote 0   $a Formatted contents note  Jewish religious law / David Bollag -- Assisted death / Elias Hofstetter and Mario Marti -- Treatment of the terminally ill / J. David Bleich -- "Some" reflections on Jewish tradition and the end-of-life patient / Leonard S. Kravits -- A law proposal in Israel regarding the patient at the end of life / Avraham Steinberg -- Dying with dignity in a Jewish-democratic state / Vardit Ravitsky -- The Jewish physician and end-of-life decisions / Shimon M. Glick -- Implementing empathy at the end of life / Maurice Lamm -- Ethics and reality / Lydia Goldschmidt -- Assisted death? / Hans K√ľng -- Terminal care of children / Walter H. Hitzig.
520 Summary   $a Summary, etc. note  This collection of 11 chapters by scholars representing various views and religious orientations discusses end-of-life issues including terminal illness, quality of life, assisted suicide, and the meaning of life itself.
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    $x General subdivision  Religious aspects
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650 Subj:Topic 00  $a Topical term  Medical ethics
650 Subj:Topic 00  $a Topical term  Suicide
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    $h Classification part  610 Jew

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