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Gender, Reproductive Rights and Jewish law: Israeli and American Perspectives. Panel 1 (Israeli Perspective) March 7th, 12pm to 1:30pm; Panel 2 (U.S. Perspective) March 14th, 12pm to 1:30pm EST
Gender, Reproductive Rights and Jewish Law:
Israeli and American Perspectives
Co-sponsor: The Forum for Gender Law and Policy at the University of Haifa, JOFA

March 7, 2022, 12:00-1:30pm EST

Part 1: Gender, Reproductive Rights and Jewish Law: Israeli Perspectives

Shulamit Almog: Introductory Remarks

Lilach Rosenberg-Friedman: The Abortion Phenomenon in the Yishuv as a Reflection of a Complex Society

Noya Rimalt: Israel's Abortion Law and the Paradox of a Rightless Access to Pregnancy Termination

Ronit Irshai: “Woman or Eve” – Abortion in Contemporary Orthodox Halakhic Discourse

March 14th, 2022, 12:00-1:30 pm EST

Part 2: Gender, Reproductive Rights and Jewish Law: American Perspectives

Lisa Fishbayn Joffe: Moderator

Joyce Antler: "Abortion on Demand" in the Pre-Roe Women's Movement: The Role of Jewish Women

Rachel Kranson: Abortion, American Jews, and the First Amendment

Michal Raucher: Pro-Natal and Pro-Abortion: Contemporary Reproductive Rights Activism among Jews

Hadassah-Brandeis Institute
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