Is a Toronto Jewish man dead or alive?
Alex SchadenbergExecutive Director – Euthanasia Prevention CoalitionThe Canadian Press reported that the family of a Toronto man is challenging Ontario’s brain death guidelines because based on the Jewish faith, their son is not dead, but alive. The Canadian Press reported:Shalom Ouanounou’s family is asking the court for an injunction to keep him on a ventilator and feeding tube while it pushes to have his death certificate revoked. A notice of application filed by Ouanounou’s father and substitute decision-maker shows he seeks to challenge the Canadian guidelines on brain death on grounds that they do not accommodate religious beliefs. The document says those