Authors Posts by Michael Broyde

Michael Broyde

Michael J. Broyde is a Professor of Law at Emory University School of Law and the Berman Projects Director at its Center for the Study of Law and Religion. He was the Founding Rabbi of the Young Israel of Atlanta.

Michael Broyde Responds Regarding Abortion, Halakhah, and Secular Law

What exactly did Rav Moshe Feinstein hold regarding our obligations toward secular law? Does Halakhah distinguish between the first forty days and afterward for gentiles? Michael Broyde responds to his critics.

What Does Jewish Law Think American Abortion Law Ought To Be?

In light of the Supreme Court’s decision on Friday, Michael Broyde considers what American abortion law halakhah might prefer.