How Jews Talk About Abortion

Episode 75 November 02, 2021 00:37:30
How Jews Talk About Abortion
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How Jews Talk About Abortion

Nov 02 2021 | 00:37:30

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Show Notes

As the U.S. Supreme Court considers the highest-profile legal challenge to Texas' new abortion law this week, Yehuda Kurtzer and Michal Raucher (Rutgers University) examine the Jewish communal conversation around abortion. Jews have historically been both pro-natalist and pro-choice. And that's not an obvious combination. How does this dichotomy manifest in attitudes, social policy, and legislation around issues of abortion in the U.S. and Israel? 

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