birth control

Israel's fertility rate comparable to U.S. 'baby boom,' study finds

Among the population of ultra-Orthodox women, the average fertility rate is somewhere in the area of seven children per family.

Durex condoms are seen in a photo illustration in Manchester, Britain, July 31, 2018.
Birth control in Jewish law: One rabbi says condoms might be OK

"We need to know that the use of condoms is possibly relevant even when there is no danger to the woman if she gets pregnant and only if birth control is permitted for her spouse."

Breaking the silence: Birth control and its side effects

Today’s young women are self-aware and wise.

A MAN and his children cross the street in Bnei Brak while he speaks on his cellphone.
Hospitals requiring women to get rabbis’ permission for birth control

The Health Ministry is probing two hospitals for telling women who sought tubal ligation to obtain approval from what officials called "the hospital rabbis."

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