assisted suicide

Orthodox Jewish doctor loses bid to challenge to NJ ‘assisted-suicide’ law

The law allows terminally ill patients who are deemed by a doctor to have less than six months to live to obtain life-ending drugs. The patient must administer the medication himself.

By MARCY OSTER/JTA
29/08/2019
Thai workers collect freshly harvested fennel near Kibbutz Alumim in southern Israe
How a religious farmer became a promoter of assisted suicide in Israel

Hundreds of people make use of the services of assisted suicide agencies like Dignitas and Exit each year in Switzerland. But the decision can be particularly difficult for Jews.

By CNAAN LIPHSHIZ/JTA
25/06/2019
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