Although it now inflames modern political debate, abortion has occupied Jewish legal writings for centuries. With both sensitivity and firmness, Jewish authorities have tackled some of the most difficult challenges of this agonizing procedure. When does life start? When is abortion allowed? And is there room in Judaism for the woman’s right to choose? We turn to the early Jewish thinkers to discover a unique and surprising perspective on this sensitive issue. This lecture took place at the 12th annual National Jewish Retreat.

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National Jewish Retreat

Established in 2006, JLI's annual National Jewish Retreat has been dubbed "the Jewish event of the year," offering five days of luxury and learning and an unprecedented over 150 sessions with forty of the world's leading Jewish personalities. Participants get to mingle with renowned speakers, scholars, and authors as they enjoy first-class gourmet cuisine and 5-star accommodations in an immersive Jewish experience.

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