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What are the ethical problems with human cloning? Is a cloned person unique or just a copy of someone else? Is it even considered a human being? May we use cloning to enhance a person’s physical capabilities? Are we “playing God” by doing gene therapy?

This is a vintage video and is being shared here for its historical value and its content, not for the quality of its video.

This presentation took place in 1999 at the International Conference on Judaism and Contemporary Medicine. The video recording is courtesy of Dr. Michael-Moshe Akerman M.D. who is the director of the conference.
 
The views and opinions expressed herein are solely those of the individual speakers. While this presentation offers general guidelines, it should not be applied to individual cases, rather a Halachic authority who specializes in these matters should be consulted for the practical application of Torah views in an individual situation.

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