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Kidney of Lod lynching victim Yigal Yehoshua donated to Arab recipient

Arab woman upon receiving kidney from Jewish lynching victim: 'All my life I have lived with Jews. There should be peace between us.'

Kidney of Lod lynching victim donated to Arab recipient

Is organ donation against halacha?

Is it moral to receive an organ but refuse to donate one, or to specify who can or can’t be a recipient?

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Kidney transplant rabbi speaks

Prosecution closes case against rabbi responsible for rescuing hundreds of Israelis. 'It was a very, very difficult time.'

Kidney transplant rabbi speaks

Woman who died in riding accident saves her father's life

Israeli man, 66, receives kidney from daughter who dies in horseback riding accident.

Woman who died in riding accident saves her father's life

He had the law canceled and donated a kidney

In special Arutz Sheva interview, Stephen Colman tells how he changed London's law and about the 'moment you realize you've saved a life.'

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Cotton candy machines serve new purpose

Scientists discover new and innovative ways to create artificial organs using cotton candy machines.

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Family donates deceased's organs to help Israelis in need

The family of an American citizen who passed away at Haifa's Rambam Hospital agreed to have his organs donated to Israelis in need.

Family donates deceased's organs to help Israelis in needplayer

The gift of a lifetime

The gift of a lifetime

First ever kidney re-implantation in Israel

Woman receives kidney transplant nine years ago - now that same kidney is re-implanted into her brother following her death.

First ever kidney re-implantation in Israel

Rabbi Proposes Beit Din Decide Organ Donations

A local chief rabbi has proposed the Rabbinical Court be given the authority to make the decision on organ donations.

Rabbi Proposes Rabbinic Court Decide Organ Donations

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?

Rabbi's Organ Donation Controversy Resurfaces: INN Review

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.

Chief Rabbi Allows Organ Donations of Brain-Dead Soccer Icon

Four Children Get New Organs

After teen suffers brain death, family donates his organs, saving four youths aged 13 to 17 and one adult.

Four Children and an Adult Saved by Single Organ Donor

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.

Rabbinate Approves of Organ Donation Guidelines

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.

Special Organ Donor Cards To Be Offered To Religious Public