Friday, January 28, 2011

More on Brain Death and Organ Donation Statement

The discussion regarding brain-stem death and organ donation continues in the Orthodox community following the statement authored by Rabbi Linzer and signed by over 100 Orthodox rabbis in support of the brain death definition and the mitzvah to donate organs upon death.

These are two recently published articles about the topic and the statement:

The Jewish Star: Is brain death enough? RCA says maybe

The Canadian Jewish News: Rabbis urge brain death standard for organ donors

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