Hello, I am currently undergoing a research investigation into the Jewish application of belief for the medical practice of Xenotransplantation, and I was wondering how the Jewish application of beliefs would impact adherents choice surrounding this medical technology.



  1. If by Xenotransplantation you mean the idea of transplanting, for example, pig organs into humans, the general consensus among the experts in Jewish Law and medical ethics is that it would be permissible to use such organs to save lives. However, it is important to point out that until the secular authorities begin to permit Xenotransplantation it would forbidden to do so according to Jewish Law.

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