Artificial Insemination and the Single Girl

It seems that we just can’t get away from this topic (previous posts: I, II, III); it has recently been revived in provocative posts by Bad4 Shidduchim and Frum N’ Flipping (and see Coral’s reaction here). Our previous posts have not analyzed the relevant technical Halachic issues; we shall now do so, in response to […]

Doctors, Medicine and Theology

We recently surveyed a number of classic Jewish perspectives on the issue of the propriety and efficacy of human endeavor in general. In this post, we shall consider a particular subtopic, the utilization of the services of physicians and medicine. The two major poles around which much of the subsequent discussion revolves are the famous […]