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Rav Asher Weiss On Medical Halachic Issues II

978-1-957578-01-6

90.00 Shekel


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Rav Asher Weiss


With his mastery of halachah, leadership, and open heart and door to every Jew who needs him, Rav Asher Weissshlita, has quickly become known as one of the leaders of our generation.


In this compendium of Rav Weiss’s maamarim and teshuvos, numerous medical halachic issues are addressed. Some of the topics included are:



  • The obligation of proper hygiene and of preventative measures

  • Relying on scientific and medical knowledge in halachah

  • Appropriate conduct during an epidemic

  • Endangering oneself to provide aid to one whose life is not in jeopardy

  • Volunteering for experimental treatment

  • The degree of liability for someone who infected others

  • Cremation versus donation of a body for scientific research

  • Allocation of tzedakah funds between yeshivos and hospitals