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Sixth & I

POSTPONED: Modern Families

A Jewish take on having children in the 21st century

May 15, 2016 • 10:00 am ET
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Due to unforeseen circumstances, this class has been postponed. More information regarding the new date will be available soon. Please email Marissa with any questions.  

Modern technology has provided us a wealth of new methods for creating families. From IVF to egg-freezing and surrogacy to sperm donation, parent(s)-to-be have a number of options toward having a biological child.

What do Jewish texts teach us about values, anxieties and hope as we push new frontiers in reproductive technology and family structures? And what happens when the journey is not as smooth as we would like it to be? Rabbi Aviva Richman of Mechon Hadar and Rabbi Shira lead a day-long program of learning, discussion, and reflection. Lunch included.

This event is partially sponsored by a generous contribution from Healey Sutton.