American Movements – Bioethical Statements and Resources

Diverse Jewish Approaches to Bioethics: Part II: A Spectrum of Views
By Miryam Z. Wahrman, Ph.D. from Jewish.com
http://www.jewish.com/news/columnists/miry020613.shtml

JUF Genetic Supplement
http://www.juf.org/news_public_affairs/article.asp?key=2244

Conservative Movement

The United Synagogue of Conservative Judaism
Resolutions:
Genetic Testing, Discrimination, and the Jewish Community
http://www.uscj.org/scripts/uscj/paper/Article.asp?ArticleID=701

Orthodox

See articles on Halachic Issues or Overview of Halachic Issues.

Union of American Hebrew Congregations/Reform Movement

The UAHC Department of Jewish Family Concerns
633 Third Avenue
New York, NY 10017
(212) 650-4294 fax: (212) 650-4239
deptjewfamcon@uahc.org
UAHC Bioethics Section:
http://uahc.org/jfc/bioethics.shtml

Position Statement on Breast Cancer, Genetic Testing, and Health Insurance Discrimination
Resolution Adopted by the General Assembly
Union of American Hebrew Congregations
October 29-November 2, 1997 Dallas
http://uahc.org/dallas/areso/bc.html
http://uahc.org/cgi-bin/resodisp.pl?file=bc&year;=1997

Bioethics Position Statements
Religious Action Center of Reform Judaism
Issue in Focus: Bio-Ethics
http://rac.org/issues/issuebe.html

For more information visit: Union of American Hebrew Congregations (UAHC)

Reconstructionist Movement/Reconstructionist
Rabbinical Association

At this time, no formal position statements have been made.