Why Orthodox Jews Have Been Hesitant to Adopt Outside Their Community, and Why They Shouldn't Be https://mosaicmagazine.com/observation/politics-current-affairs/2020/01/why-orthodox-jews-have-been-hesitant-to-adopt-outside-their-community-and-why-they-shouldnt-be/

Over 100,000 American children in foster care are waiting to be adopted. Orthodox and ultra-Orthodox Jews can help.

January 14, 2020 | Malka Groden
About the author: Malka Groden is a domestic-adoption advocate in the American Jewish community.


The rapid growth in the numbers of children in America who are waiting to be adopted has stimulated proactive efforts by Christian organizations to ease the burden on foster-care and adoptive families. So far, the American Jewish community has shown little desire to help.

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