Re: organ donation

YLQ14@aol.com
Sun, 13 Jul 1997 01:21:14 -0400 (EDT)

RJDLMMSB@aol.com asked:
>What is the orthodox position on organ donation?

As far as I know organ donation from human donors that are halachically alive
are prohibited as the organ removal will kill the donor. Even if the donor
will die very soon it is still asur(prohibited) to kill the donor to save
another life.