Choosing Your Baby’s Sex: Prenatal Sex-Selection – Biblical perspectives and Israeli Experience

Prof Noam Zohar of Bar Ilan University, Israel, will present a public lecture titled: ‘Choosing Your Baby’s Sex: Prenatal Sex-Selection – Biblical perspectives and Israeli Experience.’

Abstract: Should prospective parents be allowed to choose the sex of their expected baby – for non-medical reasons? This talk will address both the ideology and the practice of Israel’s unique response, which tries to balance individual liberty and gender equality within a multicultural society that includes both Jewish and Muslim pro-natalist traditions.

Noam Zohar, PhD
Is Professor of Philosophy at Bar Ilan University, and Director of its Graduate Program in Bioethics. He is a member of Israel’s National Bioethics Council, and also serves on the National Committee for Sex-Selection. He is author of Alternatives in Jewish Bioethics and co-editor of the multi-volume The Jewish Political Tradition

Venue: Burns 4, Ground Floor Arts Building, 95 Albany St.

Event Details
StartApril 8, 20195:15 pmEndApril 8, 20196:30 pm
University of Otago
University of Otago
Dunedin
Otago

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