Several developments over the last half century should be noted when discussing women’s hair covering in modernity.
This article is not primarily concerned with government gun policies but with the moral issues that arise from the point of view of Jewish law, tradition and ethics.
Most Jewish medical ethicists have taken a generally positive attitude toward assisted reproductive tech, even as they impose restrictions on its use.
How did the concept that a married woman’s hair is ervah become a dominant part of the halachic discourse?
In recent years, several activists looking to solve Israel's burial crisis have suggested restoring a method commonly used during the Second Temple period: likut atzamot.
Regarding Jewish religious freedom, tolerance of belief and speech is not enough.
While uterine transplants might be able to overcome legal obstacles, it remains critical to carefully consider its ethical and societal implications.
Here are six issues which are being implicitly addressed within the rancorous public debate about abortion.
Taking away choices about pregnancy undermines central values of Jewish law: bringing to bear competing Torah values, and owning the complexity of one’s reality.
While Jewish law bends over backwards to resolve this human tragedy, by wisely loosening the strictures of proof of death ordinarily demanded by Jewish law.