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Fertility and Jewish law [electronic resource] : feminist perspectives on orthodox responsa literature / Ronit Irshai ; translated by Joel A. Linsider.

By: Irshai, Ronit.
Contributor(s): Linsider, Joel A.
Material type: TextTextSeries: HBI series on Jewish women: Publisher: Waltham, Mass. : Brandeis University Press, c2012Edition: 1st ed.Description: 1 online resource.ISBN: 9781611682410 (electronic bk.); 161168241X (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Conception -- Religious aspects -- Judaism | Abortion -- Religious aspects -- Judaism | Jewish law | RELIGION / Judaism / TheologyGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Fertility and Jewish law.DDC classification: 296.3/662 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Introduction: epistemology, jurisprudence, and halakhah: a feminist critique -- pt. I. Sex without procreation -- Chapt. 1. "Be fruitful and multiply" -- Chapt. 2. Birth control and family planning -- Chapt. 3. Halakhic rulings on abortion: a historical survey from the rabbinic to the modern period -- Chapt. 4. Abortion in contemporary halakhic rulings -- pt. II. Procreation without sex -- Chapt. 5. Artificial insemination, in vitro fertilization, and surrogacy in liberal and radical feminist approaches -- Chapt. 6. Artificial insemination, in vitro fertilization, and surrogacy: halakhic analysis -- Afterword: the gender project in the philosophy of halakhah as an exercise in criticism.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Introduction: epistemology, jurisprudence, and halakhah: a feminist critique -- pt. I. Sex without procreation -- Chapt. 1. "Be fruitful and multiply" -- Chapt. 2. Birth control and family planning -- Chapt. 3. Halakhic rulings on abortion: a historical survey from the rabbinic to the modern period -- Chapt. 4. Abortion in contemporary halakhic rulings -- pt. II. Procreation without sex -- Chapt. 5. Artificial insemination, in vitro fertilization, and surrogacy in liberal and radical feminist approaches -- Chapt. 6. Artificial insemination, in vitro fertilization, and surrogacy: halakhic analysis -- Afterword: the gender project in the philosophy of halakhah as an exercise in criticism.

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