Over the Yomim Tovim I happened to skim through a copy of Rav Hirsh's sefer "Horeb". In one section he discussed a directive from Chazal to leave a city struck with plague. With Ebola having been ...
I've heard that one vector for the spread of Ebola is ceremonial contact that family members have with the body of their deceased relative. That led me to think about how Judaism deals with this ...
Premixed Gatorade and Powerade aren't cheap. I'd rather buy something powdered or concentrated. What's kosher?
I'm sick today; I think it might be (mild) gastroenteritis. DuPont et al. write that "the most important form of therapy consists of fluid combined with electrolytes", citing the CDC. I'd rather use ...
Are you allowed to go daven with a minyan when you have the flu or other highly contagious illness? Is it considered potentially damaging someone else's health, or are the chances of someone else ...
This is an obvious CYLOR question, but I am interested in whatever halachic information is available out there. Suppose a couple got married without ever getting genetically tested for Tay-Sachs. ...