In the first part of a 4-part series given at Pardes Jerusalem, Gila Fine discusses Rebbe’s Jar: Is euthanasia murderous or merciful? Why was clay so important in the ancient world? And how does one broken jar cause the death of the great Rebbe? A reading of Ktubot 104a, through the Shulhan Arukh and Sefat Emet, Iggrot Moshe and Tzitz Eliezer, Carol Gilligan and Elisabeth Kubler-Ross, Abraham Joshua Heschel and Brittany Maynard.
Click here for part 2 in the series – R. Yehoshua b. Levi’s Knife