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The Future of Abortion Access in the US and Its Impact On the Jewish Community

Hosted By: Anshe Emet Synagogue (Chicago)

The United States is presently engaged in a serious conversation about access to abortion. A number of States, Texas most notably, are challenging the status quo in regards to women’s reproductive rights. The US Supreme Court is currently hearing arguments that may overturn Roe v. Wade. What impact will these changes have on individuals and American society as a whole? In addition, we should also ask what Jewish tradition has to say about this issue, and how Jewish law might be affected by the proposed changes in abortion law. Lorie Chaiten serves as Senior Staff Attorney for the ACLU Reproductive Freedom Project and one of the most important legal voices in the US. Lorie is presently on the legal team arguing the case in Texas. Join Anshe Emet Synagogue as Lori and Rabbi Siegel engage in an important and timely discussion on one of the most relevant issues of our time.

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Anshe Emet Synagogue (Chicago)

Anshe Emet Synagogue seeks to encourage involvement and create a special sense of belonging for all those who pass through our doors. We welcome interfaith families, people of all abilities, races, ethnicities, ages, sexual orientations, and gender identities. Whether you are an individual or in a partnership, Anshe Emet is committed to meeting your religious, educational, social, and cultural needs within the framework of the Conservative Movement. In keeping with the teachings of Judaism and the spirit of Klal Yisrael, Anshe Emet recognizes its responsibility to serve the Jewish community, the wider community, and the State of Israel.
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