Author Archives: Jason Weiner

Rabbi Jason Weiner, BCC, serves as the senior rabbi and manager of the Spiritual Care Department, where he is responsible for the chaplaincy team and all aspects of spiritual care at Cedars-Sinai.

When a Jew Requests Assisted Suicide

by R. Jason Weiner When a Jew Requests Assisted Suicide: Towards a More Nuanced View of Euthanasia On the one hand, there is little room for any nuance when it comes to euthanasia (i.e., a physician hastening the death of a patient), or physician-assisted suicide [1]It should be noted that those who support physician-assisted suicide object to it being referred ...

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