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Is euthanasia allowed under any circumstances?

Answer: Euthanasia is forbidden (see Shulchan Aruch Yoreh Deah, ch. 339 for more details). The soul of a Jew is pure G-dliness. The fact that a spark...

May a terminally ill person be removed from life-support?

According to halachah, heroic (or not such heroic) medical treatment may be withheld from a patient if it has been determined that the patient will not...