Wednesday, 17 July 2013

Allowed to heal

The Talmud specifically derives from the Torah
 that, "A physician is allowed to heal."
 But nowhere has a doctor been given the right
 to determine that an ill person is incurable

- Rabbi Menachem Mendel of Lubavitch (1789-1866)

English: Rabbi Menachem Mendel Schneersohn, th...
Rabbi Menachem Mendel Schneersohn, the Tzemach Tzedek, the Third Rabbi of Lubavitch. The seventh Lubavitcher Rebbe was named similarly: Menachem Mendel Schneerson (without an "h" in his surname.) (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

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