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  • Jewish Ethical Views Differ on Schiavo

    By Joanne Palmer

    March 24, 2005 | 7:00 pm

     

    As a federal court considers whether to reconnect Terri Schiavo's feeding tube, Jewish scholars are turning to halacha, or Jewish religious law, for guidance on the issue.

    Schiavo, the severely brain-damaged Florida woman whose parents and husband have been battling in state and...

  • Purim Saga

    By Rob Eshman

    March 24, 2005 | 7:00 pm

     

    How fitting that the heartbreaking saga of Terri Schiavo is coming to a head during Purim. Granted, the connection to a holiday known for merrymaking is not obvious. On its face, Purim celebrates the rescue of Persian Jewry from certain destruction in the time of King Ahasuerus....