Jew of the Future 2: Bear Fruit, Screen and Multiply?

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July 03 2019
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1h 6min 5s
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Venue: YU Torah MiTzion Beit Midrash Zichron Dov YU Torah MiTzion Beit Midrash Zichron Dov

Collections: R' Torczyner Jew of the Future

References: Berachot: 10a  

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Is a process of in vitro fertilization (IVF) and preimplantation genetic diagnosis (PGD) approved for parents who carry genes for serious diseases? What are the halachic and ethical concerns? (And a little bit on using IVF/PGD to select gender.) Geared toward an audience including people without strong background in Torah text study.

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