Death with dignity has become one of the catchphrases of 21st century values and an attractive possibility. However, with medical treatment costs rising and limited resources, the right to die has increasingly become a duty to get out of the way. Are there circumstances where Jewish law would condone physician-assisted dying? Must life be artificially sustained interminably despite terminal illness, suffering or coma? How do we balance the duty to sustain life with the duty to alleviate pain and suffering?

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National Jewish Retreat

Established in 2006, JLI's annual National Jewish Retreat has been dubbed "the Jewish event of the year," offering five days of luxury and learning and an unprecedented over 150 sessions with forty of the world's leading Jewish personalities. Participants get to mingle with renowned speakers, scholars, and authors as they enjoy first-class gourmet cuisine and 5-star accommodations in an immersive Jewish experience.

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