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I Don't Want This Child...

Updated: Dec 10, 2022

Divine Code for November 27, 2022

Today: Page 315

Topic 1:11 -- 1:13

An abortion is only allowed when the mother's life is in danger.

It is not allowed when the mother has emotional justifications for not wanting the pregnancy.

If it is medically proven that the fetus will be miscarried or not born alive an abortion is permitted up to 40 days after conception, but always in consultation with doctors and rabbis. After that, it is not permitted, but a person is not liable to capital punishment from a court of law.

One is also not liable to capital punishment if one terminates a pregnancy of an implanted embryo up to 40 days after conception. But one is liable to punishment by the hand of G-d.

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Angelique Sijbolts is one of the main writers for the Noahide Academy. She has been an observant Noahide for many years. She studies Torah with Rabbi Perets every week. Angelique invests much of her time in editing video-lectures for the Rabbis of the Academy and contributes in administrating the Academy's website in English and Dutch. She lives in the north of the Netherlands. Married and mother of two sons. She works as a teacher in a school with students with special needs. And is a Hebrew Teacher for the levels beginners and intermediate. She likes to walk, to read and play the piano.



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