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Author Irshai, Ronit.

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

Imprint Waltham, Mass. : Brandeis University Press, c2012.


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 Axe ProQuest E-Book  Electronic Book    ---  Available
Description xiii, 358 p.
Series HBI series on Jewish women
HBI series on Jewish women.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
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.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Subject Conception -- Religious aspects -- Judaism.
Abortion -- Religious aspects -- Judaism.
Jewish law.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author Linsider, Joel A.
ProQuest (Firm)
ISBN 9781611682397 (cloth : alk. paper)
9781611682403 (pbk. : alk. paper)
9781611682410 (e-book)

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