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Family Life: Abortion

Submitted by on November 6, 2005 – 3:45 amNo Comment | 2,419 views

The
Jewish view on an unborn fetus is the following. An unborn fetus has an
intermediate status of life. It is not yet considered an independent,
and therefore never takes precedence over the mother’s life. Neither is
it considered to be a non-life, thereby prohibiting the indiscriminate
use of abortion.




There are
specific instances when abortion is Halachickly permissible depending
on the age of the fetus, the status of the fetus and the health of the
mother.




In all these matters one should consult a rabbi long before considering abortion as an option.