New York adoptees can now access their birth certificates

NY Assembly passes legislation to enable adoptees to access birth certificate. 'Knowing who we are and where we come from is crucial.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/21/2019, 8:08 AM

ADL hits waiver allowing foster groups to reject non-Christians

Waiver allowing South Carolina foster agencies to exclude non-Christian parents its unconstitutional, ADL claims.JTA, 10/24/2018, 7:37 AM

Attorney General supports LBGT High Court petition

Attorney General says allowing birth certificates for adopted children to list 2 same sex fathers a matter of equality.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/23/2018, 4:24 PM

Smotrich: 'Artificial equality is bypassing democracy'

MK informs AG if he does not allow Interior Minister to present position regarding adoption by same-gender couples correctly, he will do so.Mordechai Sones, 7/22/2018, 3:40 PM

US House makes it easier for Americans to adopt overseas

US House passes act to include adoption information in annual State Department report.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/11/2018, 1:09 PM

Israeli company looks to reunite adoptees with birth parents

MyHeritage brings program which reunites Israeli Yemenite children with their biological families to the US.Gary Willig, 3/4/2018, 8:46 PM

Haredi couple fights abandonment of special needs babies

Haredi couple adopts Down syndrome baby, encourages biological parents to raise their own Down syndrome children.Chana Roberts, 8/28/2017, 11:57 AM

Should the Jewish state allow same-sex families to adopt children?

Does a democratic Jewish state have to allow single gender families to adopt children?Dr. Chaim Charles Cohen, 8/14/2017, 7:56 PM

Supreme Court: Everyone has a right to a surrogate

Ignoring slippery slope of the 'baby trade,' Supreme Court says current surrogacy law is 'discriminatory.' Opinion.Chana Roberts, 8/3/2017, 2:37 PM

'LGBT community forces the system to violate its beliefs'

Tzfat rabbi Shmuel Eliyahu: 'LGBT terror forces the system to change, violate beliefs,' condemns LGBT 'terror.'Ido Ben Porat, Chana Roberts, 7/26/2017, 10:43 AM

Likud MK demands coalition back adoption by LGBT couples

Likud MK demands state change position on same-sex adoption. Welfare Minister says he intends to reconsider issue.Shlomo Pyutrikovsky, 7/18/2017, 1:57 PM

Israeli government 'opposes' allowing same sex couples to adopt

Truth: Government allows same sex couples to adopt if no heterosexual couples can be found to adopt children.JTA, Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/16/2017, 10:27 PM

'You can't adopt a white baby'

PM Theresa May backs native-born UK couple denied right to adopt child because of their race, told to look for a child in India.David Rosenberg, 7/2/2017, 5:00 PM

Texas bill allows adoption agencies to deny Jewish couples?

Texas lawmakers set to vote on bill to allow private adoption agencies to reject couples seeking to adopt based on religion.JTA, 5/8/2017, 8:29 PM

Lawyers request additional review of 'fight baby's' case

Child's lawyers request Supreme Court hold additional hearing, say child's best interests were not taken into account.Shlomo Pyutrikovsky, 3/19/2017, 1:10 PM

Bill Letting Non-Jews Adopt Jewish Children Slammed

Torah institute forum criticizes Yesh Atid MK for bill changing adoption law, proposes change only for those without registered religion.Ari Yashar, 3/10/2014, 1:42 PM

Calls to Block Law to Allow Non-Jews to Adopt Jewish Kids

Yad L'achim has appealed to MKs to block legislation that would enable non-Jewish families to adopt Jewish children.David Lev, 2/13/2014, 4:11 PM

US Couple in Qatar Charged with Starving Daughter

In Qatar for husband's engineering work for 2022 World Cup project, couple accused of killing adopted 8 year old daughter.Ari Yashar, 12/4/2013, 9:38 AM

Family to Pay 400,000 for Exposing Adoption

The biological siblings of a man who was adopted as a baby are charged for exposing his past online.Maayana Miskin, 6/23/2013, 10:52 PM

Woman in U.S. Kills 3-Year-Old Adopted Russian Son

A woman in the US killed her adopted Russian son, the latest alleged abuse of an adopted Russian child by American parents. , 2/18/2013, 10:40 PM