Jewish Bioethics Quiz


When Jewish thinkers consider issues like euthanasia, abortion, and organ donation, they articulate diverse positions on the relationship between Jewish law, Jewish ethics, and secular ethics. How much do you know about Jewish bioethics?

    Question 1 of 10:

    According to traditional Jewish sources, when does death occur?

     When the heart stops beating
     When breathing totally and irreversibly ceases
     When a person says the Shema and closes his/her eyes for the last time
     Any of the above