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Twin Brothers Put to Death

The slippery slope of euthanasia. A shocking case.

by Rabbi Yaakov Salomon

 

Resuscitation: Bringing Patients Back to Life

Although the doctor gives up hope and advises the family to allow the patient to die, studies show that with imminent expert care, it is possible to revive a person's life.

 Article from http://m.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-22154552

 

New End of Life Protocols Adopted at North Shore LIJ

Chayim Aruchim Meets with Lenox Hill Hospital New End of Life Protocols Adopted at North Shore LIJ

Rabbi Shmuel Lefkowitz, Rabbi Gedaliah Weinberger, Rivie Schwebel, Dr. Howard Lebowitz, Rabbi...

Welcoming Rabbi Leonard (Yehuda) Blank, MS, BCC to MJHS

Welcoming Rabbi Leonard (Yehuda) Blank, MS, BCC to MJHS

Rabbi Leonard (Yehuda) Blank,MS,BCC, well known as a Rabbi and Board Certified Chaplain, has joined MJHS (Metropolitan Jewish Health System) Hospice and Palliative Care as a Rabbinic Liaison. Rabbi Blank's role will include Pastoral Care, Jewi...

Important Chayim Aruchim Meeting with the Jewish Hospital Patient Liasion Group (JHPLG)

Chayim Aruchim Meets with Patient Reps Important Chayim Aruchim Meeting with the Jewish Hospital Patient Liasion Group (JHPLG)

Important Chayim Aruchim meeting with the Jewish Hospital Patient Liasion Group (JHPLG).

An important gathering took place in Brooklyn Wednesday, July 10, 2013. Chayim Aruchim a project of Agudath Israel of America hosted a gathering of...

Danish Teen Wakes From the "Dead" Just as Doctors Prepare to Harvest Her Organs

A teenage girl who had been stuck in a coma after a catastrophic car crash miraculously woke up just as doctors were about to declare her brain dead and harvest her organs.

A teenage girl who had been stuck in a coma after a catastrophic car crash miraculously woke up just as doctors were about to declare her brain dead and harvest her organs.

Doctors had assessed Carina Melchior's chances of recovery as...

Vegetative patient Scott Routley says 'I'm not in pain'

A Canadian man who was believed to have been in a vegetative state for more than a decade, has been able to tell scientists that he is not in any pain.

It's the first time an uncommunicative, severely brain-injured patient has been able to give answers clinically relevant to their care.

Scott Routley, 39, was asked questions while having his brain activity scanned in an fMRI machine.<...

Agudath Israel Hails New NYS Health Care Law to Protect Patients

Bill signed into law, Patients entitled to be offered treatment according to Halacha Agudath Israel Hails New NYS Health Care Law to Protect Patients

Governor Andrew Cuomo signed the Palliative Care Act into Law.  Agudath Israel of America, which advocated strongly for its passage, hailed this vital amendment to the state's Public Health Law, which ensures th...