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May 13

JTalk. Organ donation: an ethical duty, or not really Jewish?

JTalk – Organ donation: An ethical duty or not really Jewish?

Following the service on Shabbat mornings, Beit Emanuel hosts an interesting and informed speaker on a thought-provoking topic. Sessions start at approx. 11.15 am.

 14 May – Organ donation is the view that we live life and at life’s end we grant others life: Is this our duty as part of a socially responsible, caring society? Yet Jewish halacha does not permit organ donation. A discussion on Jewish (and other cultural religious) views on organ donation by Kim Crymble, Transplant Co-ordinator at Wits Donald Gordon Medical Centre.