Author Archives: New Family

About New Family
New Family fills a crucial gap in the theory and practice of law and human rights, by working for equal family rights for all residents of Israel, including the rights to marry, divorce, have children, register spouses and children, and conduct family life regardless of religion, gender, nationality, sexual orientation, or status.

Don’t Wed in Cyprus

Don’t wed in Cyprus! New Family’s Common-Law Marriage ID Cards confer couples who can’t or choose not to marry religiously status and rights equal to officially married couples by recognizing them as common-law spouses in Israel’s institutions. Common-Law Marriage ID’s protect couples’ integrity by circumventing religious jurisdiction, avoiding capitulation to the outrageous demands of the […]

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Global Biological Will™ Precedent: Baby Born From Frozen Embryos After Mothers Death

In the first decision of its kind, The Ministry of Health in July 2010 awarded a 40-year old widower custody of the frozen embryos that he and his wife Keren created in fertility treatments before her unexpected death. Prior to the women’s death, she signed legal documents expressing her desire for their embryos to be […]

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Facebook Fairy Tale

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Fatherhood After Death

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World’s First Biological Will to Be Executed

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Progressive Rabbis of Australia, Asia and New Zealand Call for Marriage Equality.

New Family commends the Moetzah, the Rabbinic Council of Progressive Rabbis of Australia, Asia and New Zealand, for their support of same-sex marriage equality. See their press statement here: Rabbis’ Marriage Equality statement 19 May 2011

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Surrogacy

By advocating use of technologies such as artificial insemination, in vitro fertilization, egg donation, freezing ova for future use, posthumous sperm retrieval, and surrogacy, New Family offers people new ways to establish their families. Surrogacy is an arrangement in which a woman agrees to become pregnant and deliver a child for a contracted party. Surrogacy […]

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Making a Will-It Won’t Kill You

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Memorial Day 2011: 54% of the Public Would Consider Freezing Sperm or Ova for Posthumous Use

54 percent of the Jewish public in Israel would positively consider freezing sperm or eggs for posthumous use, if they were in a life-threatening situation, according to a survey conducted for New Family Organization ahead of Memorial Day for Israeli Fallen Soldiers and Victims of Terrorism. The survey, conducted by Geocartography Institute among a representative […]

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