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Does Judaism allow for abortion in cases of rape or incest?

Rabbi Shlomo Chein: Welcome. I'll be with you in a moment...what's on your mind?jm: does judaism allow abortion in the case of rape?Rabbi Shlomo...

What is the Jewish view on abortion?

The Short Answer: Generally speaking abortion is prohibited. Nonetheless, it is not considered "murder", and there are actually instances when...

Why is the bastard child punished for the parents' sins?

Rabbi Shlomo Chein: Welcome. I'll be with you in a moment...what's on your mind?GTM: In relation to a mamzer [Ed. note: See What is the legal...

Welcome to Planet Earth

The infant draws its first breath and emits a weak cry.  The umbilical cord is cut, severing the newborn from its mother, and a living, breathing,...

What's wrong with abortion?

Rabbi Shlomo Chein: Welcome. I'll be with you in a moment...what's on your mind?Libby: shalom Rav I have an important question to ask you that I...

Is an illegitimate child a mamzer?

Rabbi Yossi Turk: Bienvenidos Welcome. Un minuto , ya lo atiendo. I'll be with you in a moment...Raymond: Hi rabbi, i have a question. is a boy born...

What is the Jewish view on birth control?

In short, the Torah views children as a blessing, encourages us to have large families and frowns upon the casual use of birth-control. This in no...

What are the do's and dont's for the first months of pregnancy?

Do listen to everything which your doctor tells you.Do give some extra charity each day.Do check the mezuzahs on the doors of your home to make sure they...

A chat about an unplanned pregnancy and abortion

Mrs. Shaffer: Welcome......how can I help you?:) Shawn: hello mrs shaffer Shawn: im in a bit of trouble Mrs. Shaffer: what's the trouble? :) Shawn: im...

What is the legal definition of a "mamzer"?

A mamzer (a.k.a. bastard) is the product of incestuous relations or adultery (a married woman's infidelity). A child born out of wedlock is not...