Re: Cloning and Halacha

George Weiss (
Fri, 23 May 1997 00:45:45 -0700

Yaakov Menken wrote in Torah-Forum V3 #37:
> My question is, does a clone get a neshamah [soul], or not?

Given that a clone is essentially similar to its clone-source as much as
an identical twin to its twin, and since identical twins have separate
souls (neshamos), then so can clones.

George Weiss