The questions regarding end-of-life issues are extremely complex and highly individualized. Other than the general guidelines enumerated in The Basics above, there are few across-the-board rules. Rather, each case must be considered and decided individually by a competent authority in Halachah (Torah law).

Our "Ask the Rabbi" service can put you in contact with a rabbi with the expertise, experience and sensitivity to assist you in navigating end-of-life issues and concerns. Click on the link below:

Ask the Rabbi: End-of-Life Issues

You can also contact your local Chabad Center for counseling and assistance.

See also the articles and documents below: