Contemporary American Reform Responsa


When is abortion permitted? Should smoking be banned in synagogue buildings? Do we recited Kaddish for a convicted criminal? May human blood be sold for medical purposes? What is the Reform position on the use of mikvah?

These questions and more are the topic of this volume, edited by Rabbi Walter Jacob and originally published in 1987. The questions included in this volume reflect the concerns of Reform Jews at the time the book was published, and much of it is still relevant today.

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