Jewish Community Center of Washington, DC

Hot Topics in Jewish Thought: Reproductive Rights
EDCJCC Kay Community Hall

This Class has been cancelled due to low registration.

In this four-week series, we will study and discuss select Jewish ethics and writings as they pertain to the contemporary and complex issues we face as a nation today. Open to individuals of all backgrounds and affiliations.

Taught by Rabbi Hyim Shafner of Kesher Israel: The Georgetown Synagogue.

1 class: $10 for members, $12 for non-members

March 12: Reproductive Rights
We will take a close look at what the Talmud says about abortion and fetal status to help answer questions, in a Jewish context, such as when does life begin? Does a fetus have a status in Jewish law and thought? Should government have jurisdiction over our person?

Looking for more information on this series? Please contact Amanda Herring, Manager of Jewish Life & Learning, at 202-777-3253 or

Time: 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
1529 16th St NW
Washington, DC 20036

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