Q: What's the stance on abortion in Judaism?

A:The situation you suggest would not be acceptable under Orthodox Jewish law. Abortion is allowed if the Mother's health (Physical and Mental) is in danger not j...Read More »

Q: What are today's issues with abortion in Orthodox Judaism?

A:This is a very complex issue for Judaism. The Torah specifies that if the mother's life is endangered by the fetus, the mother's life takes precedence over the ...Read More »

Q: What is judaism's position on abortion?

A:Judaism does not condemn abortion outright as the Torah specifies that abortion is required when the life of the mother is threatened by the fetus. From the Jew...Read More »

Q: What is the law in Judaism on abortions?

A:Let me give you the Orthodox point of view-- I can't answer for the liberal streams. Abortion is forbidden except for when the pregnancy will endanger the mothe...Read More »

Q: What are Judaism and Islam's views on abortion?

A:Scholars agree that an abortion after 120 days is prohibited except for a serious medical necessity. With respect to an abortion before 120 days, scholars diffe...Read More »

abortion and judaism

The traditional Jewish view on abortion does not fit conveniently into any of the major "camps" in the current American abortion debate - Judaism neither bans . In the Biblical Period - In the Talmudic Period - In the Codes
In Judaism, views on abortion draw primarily upon the legal and ethical teachings of the Hebrew Bible, the Talmud, the case-by-case decisions of responsa, and . Sources - Orthodox Judaism - Conservative Judaism - Reform Judaism
Judaism does not forbid abortion, but does not permit abortion on demand. This article looks at some of the circumstances in which it may be .
As abortion resurfaces as a political issue in the upcoming U.S. presidential election, it is worthwhile to investigate the Jewish approach to the .
The Fetus in Jewish Law. Abortion and Judaism. Jewish Bioethics. Judaism and Medical Technology. Jewish Ideas and Beliefs.
What is news is when most Jews agree on a particular idea or approach. And so it is with the curious consensus of Jews on abortion.
The Septuagint translation was the beginning of the separate approaches on the topic of abortion of Judaism and Christianity (which later set quickening, i.e. .
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Why are sex-selection abortions seen as wrong by supporters of abortion?
I'd really like someone who REALLY supports abortion but thinks this is wrong to give a good reason. People think it's ok if the child will be mentally handicap. People think it is ok because well the parents can't take care of it(what about oh I don't know ADOPTION). Yet it's so bad that they...

I want to get Abortion?
dear Sristhi at least and temporary custody to a family or relatives?(when everything is well you can keep him\her without abortion)or at least give the baby up for OPEN or close adoption(even in an other country if you want to)....cause adoption or custody so life is better than abortion....

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What are my options for abortion?
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