JERUSALEM — Last week, an Orthodox Jewish publication awarded its top honor, the Jerusalem Prize, to Efrat, an Israeli organization that helps Jewish women considering an abortion to carry their babies to term.
The prize was awarded by B’Sheva, a Jewish religious magazine, during its annual conference.
The honor came on the heels of the release of a letter by Israel’s two chief rabbis, who credited Efrat for saving the lives of more than 54,000 unborn children.
An estimated 20,000 pregnancies are aborted legally every year in Israel, according to Efrat.
In their letter, the chief rabbis said they found “great importance” in Efrat’s work “in saving the lives of Jewish children.”...READ MORE