There is No Story Here

By Bradley Hirschfield

CLAL: the National Jewish Center for Learning and Leadership, 2003

In light of Joe Lieberman's consistently pro-choice voting record, the author was contacted by a reporter to specify whether or not being pro-choice is contradictory to Jewish Law. The author explained that while Jewish values respect the gift of life, they also respect the mother's life, and that the Jewish "view" on the issue is dependent on circumstance.

Topic: Halakha, Gender, Jewish Law, Media, Public Policy

Name of Publication: CLAL Politics and Policy Archive

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Genre: Brief

Coverage: United States

Language: English

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Hirschfield, Bradley. There is No Story Here. CLAL Politics and Policy Archive. CLAL: the National Jewish Center for Learning and Leadership. 2003:


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