Artificial Reproductive Technologies have made all kinds of things possible – starting with children who would not have been born. With innovation, comes halakhic response. And, in the case we discuss, rabbinic overreach, thanks to Israel’s lack of separation of religion and state. Shoshanna, Rachel, and Anne consider what it means to be a parent when the state wants to taint your child, and define some terms and issues that the Knesset has been using incorrectly.
Music: “Misery” by The Whips