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Organ Donation Issue Resurfaces

The recent death of soccer star Avi Cohen refoccused attention on organ donation dispute: When is a person actually "dead" halakhically?David Lev, 1/23/2011, 9:12 AM

Cohen’s Organ Donations Okayed

Chief Rabbi Amar told the family of brain-dead soccer icon Avi Cohen it can donate his organs before disconnecting life-support systems.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 12/28/2010, 9:26 PM

Four Children Get New Organs

After teen suffers brain death, family donates his organs, saving four youths aged 13 to 17 and one adult.Maayana Miskin, 5/20/2010, 10:08 PM

Organ Donor Criteria are Kosher

The Rabbinate has given its approval to guidelines determining when a person has died and may have their organs removed for transplant.Maayana Miskin, 9/23/2009, 10:34 PM

Religious Organ Donor Cards

In order to encourage religious organ donation, a special donor card will allow harvesting only according to the strictest letter of Jewish law.Malkah Fleisher, 8/24/2009, 4:10 PM