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Abortions are not an Israeli issue, just an American one - opinion

Since 1977, abortion has been legal in Israel. Reflecting popular ambivalence, local committees assess each case, but approve 98% of abortions.

17/05/2022

Spain aims to introduce paid menstrual leave in first for Europe

"Today we send an international message of support to all women who are fighting for their sexual and reproductive rights," Equality Minister said.

By REUTERS
17/05/2022

National Council of Jewish Women creates outlet for Jews to donate to abortion funds

As the Supreme Court appears likely to soon overturn Roe v. Wade, NCJW’s Jewish Fund for Abortion Access will help pay for the NAF’s abortion hotline, the largest in the country.

By Jackie Hajdenberg/JTA
17/05/2022

The Jewish view on the possible overturn of Roe v. Wade

Overall, Jews are the most in favor of abortion rights of any US religious group. A 2014 Pew Research poll found that 83% of American Jews believe that abortion should be legal in all or most cases.

11/05/2022

Biden considers executive orders, new funds for abortion

The White House will not disclose specific steps until the Supreme Court issues a final opinion, Psaki said.

By REUTERS
11/05/2022

Jewish tradition ‘permits’ abortion. If you believe in bodily autonomy, that’s not enough.

"In one important way the Israeli and American attitudes toward abortion are similar. They both reflect the fundamental assumption that abortion is wrong, and one must have a 'good enough' reason ."

By Michal Raucher/JTA
11/05/2022

Grapevine May 11, 2022: Saving a potential genius

Although a woman’s body is certainly her own, the sperm that enabled the creation of the embryo in her womb belongs to the father of the child.

After abortion leak, Justice Thomas warns Supreme Court can't be 'bullied'

The court is due to issue its ruling in the case by the end of June.

By REUTERS
07/05/2022

What happens if Roe v. Wade is overturned?

WASHINGTON AFFAIRS: Thirteen states, including Texas, Utah, Arkansas, and Oklahoma, have a so-called “trigger ban” in place, which could go into effect if it is overturned.

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