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. .
Popular Q&A

What are Mitt Romney's views on homosexuality and abortions?
I can only assume what he says which is the same as mine as a member Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints stand. Abortion is opposed except in the case of rape or mental or physical health of mother. Homosexuality in practice is a sin. practicing. Families are sacred & must be protected...

Does Roe v. Wade actually legalize abortion?
Interesting point. I never thought of it that way. There's a general principle of law that says that a law that's completely unenforceable is invalid. So a ban on abortion would have the effect of a non-binding resolution. But I believe Roe v. Wade, in declaring that a woman has the right...

Bleeding and lactating 4 months after abortion?
You may have had twins, this happens from time to time, depending on the procedure. Many associate a pregnancy with 1 child, but 2, even three during abortions aren't unheard of. Doctors can also misdiagnose on some instanced and only abort one. A surgical abortion is meant for 1 child, the...

Support groups for abortion?
I'm sorry your struggling. having an abortion can be very traumatic for a woman, and a lot of people dont' understand and are mean about it. but there are people out there who you can talk to and who can help. here is a link to a good site for woman who are coping after having an abortion....

Can I have a abortion done at 7 weeks pregnant if I have fibroids?
Firstly, don't listen to all the idiots screaming for adoption. This is your choice and not theirs. Notice how they say there are many people who would love to adopt your child, never once have I seen one of them say that THEY would love to adopt your child. Anyway, yes you should be able to...