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Compelled to Inoculate: May Parents Refuse Vaccinations for Their Children?

Compelled to Inoculate: May Parents Refuse Vaccinations for Their Children?

Rabbi Aaron E. Glatt, Dr. Fred Rosner, Rabbi Yitzchok Breitowitz, and Rabbi Zev Schostak

The Journal of Halacha and Contemporary Society, Spring 2013, pp. 55-72

  • Introduction
  • Medical Background
  • Law and Bioethics: Legal Precedent
  • Bioethics
  • Preventative Medicine in Jewish Law
  • Maintaining Good Health: Shmirat HaGuf
  • Endangering the Lives of Others
  • Contemporary Applications
  • Conclusions
Published inJewish Medical EthicsVaccination