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St. Louis Jewish Light

A nonprofit, independent news source to inform, inspire, educate and connect the St. Louis Jewish community.

St. Louis Jewish Light

A nonprofit, independent news source to inform, inspire, educate and connect the St. Louis Jewish community.

St. Louis Jewish Light

We pay heavy price for polarizing slogans in abortion debate

We pay heavy price for polarizing slogans in abortion debate

Rabbi Seth D. GordonPublished May 27, 2022

I was among many in the St. Louis Jewish community who received an email from the Jewish Community Relations Council entitled “Abortion Justice.” As I have previously written (Jewish Light, May 23, 2019), traditional Jewish teaching does not align...

For Orthodox Jewish groups, it’s wait and see on the reversal of abortion rights

For Orthodox Jewish groups, it’s wait and see on the reversal of abortion rights

RON KAMPEASPublished May 4, 2022

WASHINGTON (JTA) — Orthodox Jewish advocacy groups are getting ready for a deep dive into state abortion laws — and a potentially delicate political balancing act. Laws severely restricting abortion in 26 states would no longer be subject...

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