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By Daniel Schiff

Abortion in Judaism offers a whole Jewish criminal background of abortion from the earliest appropriate biblical references throughout the finish of the 20th century. For the 1st time, virtually each Jewish textual content correct to the abortion factor is explored intimately. those texts are investigated in ancient series, thereby elucidating the advance inherent in the Jewish method of abortion. Following the exam of the foundational resources, a variety of modern responses from around the Jewish spectrum can also be brought with a purpose to probe their position during this historical past, in addition to to parent the instructions within which they might have the legislation continue. The impression of Jewish abortion legislation upon Israeli legislative enactments is evaluated, in addition to the social results of such laws. ultimately, the paintings considers the insights that this thematic historical past presents into Jewish moral rules, in addition to into the position of halakhah inside Judaism.

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By Daniel Schiff

Abortion in Judaism offers a whole Jewish criminal background of abortion from the earliest appropriate biblical references throughout the finish of the 20th century. For the 1st time, virtually each Jewish textual content correct to the abortion factor is explored intimately. those texts are investigated in ancient series, thereby elucidating the advance inherent in the Jewish method of abortion. Following the exam of the foundational resources, a variety of modern responses from around the Jewish spectrum can also be brought with a purpose to probe their position during this historical past, in addition to to parent the instructions within which they might have the legislation continue. The impression of Jewish abortion legislation upon Israeli legislative enactments is evaluated, in addition to the social results of such laws. ultimately, the paintings considers the insights that this thematic historical past presents into Jewish moral rules, in addition to into the position of halakhah inside Judaism.

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