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Bibliography: Guard Your Health Preventive Care and Genetic Testing

Bibliography: Guard Your Health Preventive Care and Genetic Testing

Articles Available Through the Asher Library:

  • Broyde, Michael. Genetically Engineering People: A Jewish Law Analysis of Personhood. St. Thomas Law Review 13 (2001): 877-899.
  • Burgess, Michael M. Scienceandsociety: Beyond Consent: Ethical and Social Issues in Genetic Testing. Nature Reviews Genetics 2.2 (2001): 147-151. 
  • Hashiloni-Dolev, Yael. Between Mothers, Fetuses and Society: Reproductive Genetics in the Israeli-Jewish Context. Nashim: A Journal of Jewish Women's Studies & Gender Issues 12 (2006): 129-150.
  • Kass, Leon R. The Moral Meaning of Genetic Technology. Commentary 108.2 (1999): 32.
  • Mor, Pnina, and Oberle, Kathleen. Ethical Issues Related to BRCA Gene Testing in Orthodox Jewish Women. Nursing Ethics 15.4 (2008): 512-522. 
  • Rosenfeld, Azriel, Judaism and Gene Design. Tradition 13.2 (Fall 1972): 71-80.
  • Rosner, Fred. Tay-Sachs Disease: To Screen or Not to Screen. Tradition 15.4 (Spring 1976): 101-112.
  • Steinberg, Avraham. Designing Babies—Halakhic Perspectives. B'or Ha'torah 21 (2011): 13-23.
  • Wang, C.-W., and Hui, E. C. Ethical, Legal and Social Implications of Prenatal and Preimplantation Genetic Testing for Cancer Susceptibility. Reproductive Biomedicine Online (Reproductive Healthcare Limited) 19.S2 (2009): 23-33.
  • Zafran, Ruth. Non-Medical Sex Selection by Preimplantation Genetic Diagnosis:  Reflections on Israeli Law and Practice. North Carolina Journal of Law & Technology 9 (Spring 2008): 187.

Books by Guest Speakers:

  • Elster, Nanette, Paley Galst, Joann, and Horowitz, Judith E. Ethical Dilemmas in Fertility Counseling. Washington, DC: American Psychological Association, 2010.
  • Sarnoff, Joshua. Patents and Morality: Religion, Science, Nature and the Law. Northampton, England: Edward Elgar Publishing, 2013.

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Judaism, Health and Healing

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 >