Organ Donation Issue ResurfacesThe recent death of soccer star Avi Cohen refoccused attention on organ donation dispute: When is a person actually "dead" halakhically?
Cohen’s Organ Donations OkayedChief Rabbi Amar told the family of brain-dead soccer icon Avi Cohen it can donate his organs before disconnecting life-support systems.
Four Children Get New OrgansAfter teen suffers brain death, family donates his organs, saving four youths aged 13 to 17 and one adult.
Organ Donor Criteria are KosherThe Rabbinate has given its approval to guidelines determining when a person has died and may have their organs removed for transplant.
Religious Organ Donor CardsIn order to encourage religious organ donation, a special donor card will allow harvesting only according to the strictest letter of Jewish law.