Tag Archives: The New Republic

Surrogacy Old and New

“Bring me sons; if not, I shall die.” (Genesis 30:1). This is the pained call by Rachel to her husband Jacob which we read in synagogue yesterday during the Shabbat Torah reading. The immediate solution to Rachel’s infertility, is for her … Continue reading

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Delayed Gratification

Generally, there are lots of benefits to acquiring a tasted for delayed gratification. However, is seems to delay the gratification of becoming a parent is a high-cost proposition. Judith Shulevitz had a fascinating article in The New Republic this past … Continue reading

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Lethal Narrative

There’s a very good article by Tim Stelloh in today’s online edition of The New Republic. I don’t have time to comment on the article, but it’s a thoughtful and illuminating discussion of a successful Maryland program for risk assessment … Continue reading

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