In The Jewish Tradition, Sexuality, and Procreation, Lewis Solomon presents the guidance offered by the Jewish tradition regarding questions of sexual and reproductive ethics. Solomon's approach is unique in presenting a wide spectrum of viewpoints from various strands of contemporary Judaism- traditional (Orthodox) and more modern and flexible (Conservative, Reform, and Reconstructionist).
Lewis D. Solomon is the author of Jewish Tradition and Choices at the End of Life (UPA 2001), The Jewish Book of Living and Dying, (Jason Aronson, 1999) and Jewish Spirituality: Revitalizing Judaism for the Twenty-First Century, (Jason Aronson, 2000). He completed Rabbinical Studies at the New Seminary, S'micha in 1996. He is Theodore Rinehart Professor of Business Law, the George Washington University Law School.
Chapter 1 Acknowledgments Chapter 2 Introduction Chapter 3 Looking to Jewish Law and Beyond in Matters of Sexuality and Procreation Chapter 4 Marriage, Family, and Pre-marital Sex in Jewish Tradition Chapter 5 Homosexuality and the Jewish Tradition Chapter 6 Who is a Jew? Chapter 7 Assisted Reproductive Techniques: New Hope for Infertile Couples and the Facilitation of Alternative Family Arrangements Chapter 8 Human Cloning: The Advent of Asexual Reproduction Chapter 9 The Road to Designer Children: Sex Pre-selection, Genetic Testing, and Genetic Engineering Chapter 10 Abortion, Selective Pregnancy Reduction, and Embryonic Stem Cell Research Chapter 11 Conclusion Chapter 12 Selected Bibliography Chapter 13 Index