I.V.F. as Birthright: Jewish Fertility Foundation Offers Grants by the Forward

I.V.F. as Birthright: Jewish Fertility Foundation Offers Grants

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An eJewish Philanthropy post reports that the Jewish Fertility Foundation is offering grants (due February 15th) to help women pay for fertility treatments. To be considered, an applicant needs to be “Jewish-defined as at least 1 Jewish parent (Jewish = as from birth or conversion from any denomination); intention of raising child Jewish.” As the Foundation page notes, in vitro fertilization is expensive and often unaffordable even to those with health insurance.

Others struggling with infertility have turned to a different Jewish organization of sorts: Israel.

Fertility Foundation Helps Pay for I.V.F. Treatments

Fertility Foundation Helps Pay for I.V.F. Treatments

Phoebe Maltz Bovy edits the Sisterhood, and can be reached at bovy@forward.com. Her book, The Perils of “Privilege”, will be published by St. Martin’s Press in March 2017.

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Phoebe Maltz Bovy

Phoebe Maltz Bovy is a former editor of the Sisterhood blog at the Forward. Her writing has appeared in several publications, including The New Republic and The Atlantic. Her book, “The Perils of ‘Privilege,’” was published by St. Martin’s Press in March 2017. She has a PhD in French and French Studies from New York University, and has read a lot of 19th century French Jewish newspapers for a 21st century American.

Grant Open to Jews Struggling with Infertility

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