Wednesday, January 05, 2011

Stuff to get your blood racing

NYC Sanit. dept. dumped tons of snow on Jewish cemetery
Know where snow goes after NYC plows and trucks take it away? Some of it gets dumped on Jewish cemeteries where at least 21 graves were broken. >> Read it

YU ethics expert censures rabbis over brain-stem death
Rabbi Moshe Tendler, son-in-law of Rav Moshe, says brain-stem death constitutes halachic death; "our rabbis don't have the necessary background to understand it" and "Removing an organ [from someone organismically dead] to enable another person to live is not desecrating; rather, [it is] honoring the dead,” and “when people die, they all become haredim.” >> Read it

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