Rabbi Dr. Abraham S. Abraham is a world renowned physician who has lectured at medical conferences in many countries, and is one of the world's leading experts on the halachic ramifications of modern medicine.
He is a Professor Emeritus of Medicine at Hebrew University and Hadassah Medical School, and has very recently retired from his position as Director of the Department of Medicine B at the Shaarei Zedek Medical Center in Jerusalem, Israel. In addition to his many degrees, Dr. Abraham has been awarded the annual prize of the American Heart Association / British Heart Foundation and was elected a Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians, London, in recognition of his achievements and contributions to medicine.
Is euthinasia permitted in any circumstances? 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 1992 at the International Conference on Judaism and Contemporary Medicine. The video recording is courtesy of Dr. Michael-Moshe Akerman M.D
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