Among the joys of June, along with fine weather and happy children, is the opportunity to watch the Supreme Court close out its docket. J.J. Goldberg explains what the rulings really mean.
The Supreme Court and religious Hasidic courts have a lot in common, especially in the recent Hobby Lobby ruling: Ovary-free men get to decide when women have children.
Two decades ago the Jewish community united in support of landmark religious freedom legislation. Now the Supreme Court’s application of that law has Jewish groups divided.
The Supreme Court ruling on the right to deny employees contraception stigmatized women’s reproductive health care — and reduced women to second-class citizens.
EDITORIAL: Can corporations claim religious rights to deny birth control coverage to employees? The Supreme Court must answer that question — and it should give a resounding no.
Rabbi Danya Ruttenberg explains the bible’s take on contraception, in light of the Supreme Court cases on whether for-profit corporations can refuse contraceptive coverage.
Corporations are suing the government to avoid offering contraception to their employees. The suit is extremely dangerous for freedom of religion, writes Sarah Seltzer.
State Comptroller Yosef Shapira announced on Sunday he would launch a probe into the allegations that Ethiopian women who sought to immigrate to Israel were administered the long-acting contraceptive Depo-Provera with the intent of reducing birthrate within Ethiopian community.
What is causing Ethiopian immigrants in Israel to have so few babies? Are they responding to a new life and culture — or is a controversial birth control program affecting them?
A Knesset study prompted by news reports about the administration of contraceptive injections to Ethiopian immigrant women before and after their arrival in Israel shows that these women gave birth to significantly fewer children in Israel than their peers who came to Israel in the 1990’s, before the practice became widespread.