Pikuach Nefesh, Are you a Match?

My name is Barb and I grew up in Toronto. My husband is ill and needs a Liver Transplant.  He is on the Organ Transplant List, which is controlled by Trillium Gift of Life Network.  It’s a long list, and when an organ from someone who has passed away becomes available, priority is given to the sickest […]

TBR Statement on Vaccination

In recent months, there have been outbreaks of measles resulting, in part, from people refusing to vaccinate their children. The Shulhan Arukh (Hoshen Mishpat 427:8), a classic code of Jewish law, teaches, “Wherever there is a potentially life-endangering pitfall or obstacle, it is a positive commandment to remove it… as the Torah says: ‘Guard yourself […]