By Daniel Schiff

Abortion in Judaism provides a whole Jewish criminal background of abortion from the earliest suitable biblical references during the finish of the 20 th century. For the 1st time, nearly each Jewish textual content correct to the abortion factor is explored intimately. those texts are investigated in old series, thereby elucidating the improvement inherent in the Jewish method of abortion. Following the exam of the foundational assets, various modern responses from around the Jewish spectrum is usually brought with the intention to probe their position during this background, in addition to to parent the instructions during which they'd have the legislation continue. The influence of Jewish abortion legislations upon Israeli legislative enactments is evaluated, besides the social results of such laws. eventually, the paintings considers the insights that this thematic heritage presents into Jewish moral ideas, in addition to into the position of halakhah inside of Judaism.

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