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Bibliography: Organ Donation and Transplant Issues

Bibliography: Organ Donation and Transplant Issues

Articles Available Through the Asher Library:

  • Bleich, J. David. Moral Debate and Semantic Sleight of Hand. Suffolk University Law Review 27 (Winter 1993): 1173-1193.
  • Breitowitz, Yitzchok A., What Does Halachah Say About Organ Donation? Jewish Action (Fall 5764/2003)
  • Darnovsky, Marcy, et al. Stem Cell Wars. Tikkun 17.4 (2002): 23.
  • Dubois, James M. The Ethics of Creating and Responding to Doubts About Death Criteria. Journal of Medicine & Philosophy 35.3 (2010): 365-380. 
  • Jotkowitz, Alan. R. Moshe Feinstein and the Role of Autonomy in Medical Ethics Decision Making. Modern Judaism: A Journal of Jewish Ideas & Experience 30.2 (2010): 196-208. 
  • Kedem-Dror, Ronit. Organ Transplants From Living Donors (Kidneys) – Israel 2003. Knesset.gov.il/library.
  • Potts, M. and Evans, D.W. Does It Matter That Organ Donors Are Not Dead?  Ethical and Policy Implications. Journal of Medical Ethics 2005.31: 406-409.
  • Resnicoff, Steven H., Supplying Human Body Parts:  A Jewish Law Perspective. DePaul Law Review 55.3 (2006): 851-874.
  • Rosner, Fred. Jewish Law and Organ Transplantation. Emunah (2004): 33-35. 
  • Schenker, Joseph G. Assisted Reproductive Technology: Perspectives in Halakha (Jewish Religious Law). Reproductive Biomedicine Online (Reproductive Healthcare Limited) 17.S3 (2008): 17-24.
  • Shah, Seema K., and Miller, Franklin G. Can We Handle the Truth? Legal Fictions in the Determination of Death. American Journal of Law & Medicine 36.4 (2010): 540-585. 
  • Shewmon, D. Alan, ’Brainstem Death,’ ‘Brain Death’ and Death:  A Critical Re-Evaluation of the Purported Equivalence. Issues in Law and Medicine 14 (Fall 1998): 125-145.
  • Steinberg, Avraham. Stem Cell Research. B'or Ha'torah 19.(2009): 9-17.
  • Steinburch, Robert, Kidneys, Cash, and Kashrut:  A Legal, Economic, and Religious Analysis of Selling Kidneys. Houston Law Review 45 (Winter 2009):  1529-1607.

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This bibliography is part of a larger subject guide on Judiasm, Health, and Healing, with resources recommended by experts in the fields of healthcare, law, and Judaism who came together for daylong conference on health-related topics that impact individuals, families, professionals in the Jewish community.

The conference took place on April 14, 2013. It was offered by Spertus Institute for Jewish Learning and LeadershipDePaul University College of Law Center for Jewish Law & Judaic Studies, and University of Illinois at Chicago College of Medicine, in cooperation with the Jewish Healing Network of Chicago, the Center for Jewish Genetics, and Metro Chicago Hillel, with foundation support through The Charles & M.R. Shapiro Foundation.

Specific bilbliographies are available for each session offered at the conference. VIEW THE FULL LIST>