"Soft Issues" in Medical Ethics and the Jewish Communal Response to Suffering

By Simkha Y. Weintraub

Jewish Family & Life (JFL Media), March 2003

The author presents traditional Jewish understandings of what is necessary in visiting, healing, and providing for those who are sick or otherwise vulnerable and suggests ways to actualize these values.

Topic: Communal Responsibility, Jewish Text, Health and Healing, Values

Name of Publication: Sh'ma: A Journal of Jewish Ideas

Editor: Berrin, Susan

Volume/Issue: Vol.33/no.599

Page Number(s): 4-5

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Genre: Article

Coverage: United States

Language: English

Copyright Holder: Publisher

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Bibliographic Information:
Weintraub, Simkha Y. "Soft Issues" in Medical Ethics and the Jewish Communal Response to Suffering. Sh'ma: A Journal of Jewish Ideas. Jewish Family & Life (JFL Media). March 2003: 4-5. http://www.bjpa.org/Publications/details.cfm?PublicationID=6609


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