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    • 07.02.12 | 07:18 (IST)

    as an orthodox Jew you are required by halacha to do everything you can to save your life, that means going to the best doctor or surgeon that you can with your means...Torah and modern medicine in no way contradict each other, there are plenty of orthodox Jewish doctors as well.

    from the article: Rabbi Elyashiv, one of the most revered figures in ultra-Orthodox community, in critical condition
    First published 01:08 07.02.12 | Last updated 01:08 07.02.12
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