The ruling disappoints liberal Jewish groups and pleases Orthodox Jewish groups.
It’s not right for a taxpayer-funded agency to deny children in foster care access to loving families.
The need is acute for emergency foster parents — those who can take in children on very short notice, while a longer-term placement is found.
Foster care work can be rewarding, but painful. “You have to be willing to let them go,” one parent said.
The Greenville-based Miracle Hill Ministries came into the spotlight after turning away a woman because she is Jewish.
After having a child, non-birth parents in same-sex couples must legally adopt their own children. The experience is excruciating and costly.
In a recent lawsuit, a three-judge panel ordered the Interior Ministry to issue the baby a birth certificate bearing the name of both fathers.
In the Jewish community — Orthodox and otherwise — the stigmas surrounding abortion and putting children up for adoption can be devastating.
Claims that the notion of Jewish continuity is sexist ignore the importance of the Jewish people’s continued survival.
The story of an adopted woman who went from Australia to Israel and back, discovering her past with each step of her journey.