Year: 1998 Source: New York: Union of American Hebrew Congregations (UAHC), Department of Jewish Family Concerns, 1998. 28p. SIEC No: 20050702

This document is intended to be used both as a teaching tool for & an aid to dialogue & discussion about physician-assisted suicide (PAS) & voluntary active euthanasia (VAE) in the context of Judaism. It presents an overview of how Jewish tradition & contemporary Jewish thought look at the issues of PAS & VAE. The UAHC Resolution on matters dealing with end-of-life decisions, palliative care, & hospice is also included. (21 refs)