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French Chief Rabbi Says Heart Transplants Only Permissible to Save Life

February 29, 1968
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Chief Rabbi Jacob Kaplan said here today that the Jewish religion is opposed to human heart transplants but nevertheless permits such operations if they can save a human life. The Chief Rabbi spoke at a meeting of the Academy of Moral and Political Sciences.

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