Year: 1979 Source: Littleton, MA: PSG Pub., 1979. p.83-90 SIEC No: 19891008

In this chapter, the author explores Judism’s view of suicide. He draws on 2 texts to conclude that to commit suicide, wven under the most trying sircumstances, is to give up hope in God & therefore, against the Jewish ethos. He uses the remainder of the essay to elaborate on this idea. (CM)