Controversy develops as Rabbi Barry Silver, a Reform rabbi in Florida, sues Govoner Ron DeSantis for establishing restrictions on abortions past 15 weeks. This is, of course, in line with the horrifying claim of the leftist Jewish establishment that wholesale abortion “on demand” is what Judaism prefers.
The NY Sun recognized CJV’s response to Rabbi Silver’s assertion, quoting its managing director, Rabbi Yaakov Menken, who explains the true Torah view on abortion and the value of life.
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The Tzarich Iyun magazine delves deep into the Torah’s outlook on abortion, analyzing various sources in order to give a thorough understanding of its pro-life values. The necessity of standing up for Torah standards is emphasized, and CJV is acknowledged for fulfilling its role in publicizing the importance of Jewish morals.
EWTN, the leading Catholic television network, asked CJV Managing Director Rabbi Yaakov Menken to explain how Judaism actually views abortion, despite leftist claims regarding women’s “bodily autonomy.”