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Judaism and Abortion (Online)

  • Wednesday, June 8, 2022
  • 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
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  • Program Leader: Rabbi Emily Langowitz

Over 80% of American Jews believe that abortion should be legal in all or most cases, more than any other religious group. In this timely course, we will explore the Jewish textual conversation around abortion. Beyond the typical halakhic sources, we will also look at contemporary voices that help us expand our understanding from the clinical and legal to the personal and sacred.

Dates: Wednesdays, June 8, 15, 22

This course is part of our Summer Institute adult learning program. Learn more about Summer Institute.

About Rabbi Langowitz
Before becoming a clergyperson, Rabbi Emily Langowitz was a child of TBE, a role she proudly maintains to this day! She was ordained from the New York campus of Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion in 2017. Her rabbinic thesis articulated a progressive theology of reproductive freedom. Upon ordination, she served for three years as the assistant rabbi at Temple Solel in Paradise Valley, Arizona. She now serves the Union for Reform Judaism as Jewish Learning and Engagement Manager, helping thousands of new adult Jewish learners find their pathways into Judaism. She currently lives in Phoenix with her wife, Meaghan, but will forever be a Red Sox fan.

This event will take place through a video conference call. Pre-registration is required. Please click the registration button above to pre-register. Once you have registered, your unique access link will be emailed to you.