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sanctitylife, Abortion? orthodox jews generally forbid this, unless the mother's life is endangered by the pregnancy. Psychological danger?, Sanctity of life Is there a soul in the seed? The rabbis thought that spilling seed was a problem. So they prohibited contraception for men., The rabbis thought that spilling seed was a problem. So they prohibited contraception for men. masturbation This is also prohibited for men, The soul is from God. when does a foetus become a human? Abortion?, Sanctity of life Orthodox belief in a soul The soul is from God., Sanctity of life Is there a soul in the seed? women? Contraception for women is mentioned in the TALMUD., A famous Posek, the tzitz eliezer, once permitted an abortion for mental health reasons. Posek? A Posek is a rabbi whith status, whom people come to to ask questions of in jewish Law. No-one "appoints" a posek - it happens all by itself., rabbis said, once its head is out of the womb. as a result If the mothers life was endangered by the birth,the foetus could be destroyed to save the mother, up until such time as its head was out of the womb. Once its head had emerged, the rule "you cannot say this one's blood is redder than that one's" applies. i.e. you can't choose between them anymore., Man is in the image of God as a result suicide, euthanasia, and murder are forbidden., suicide, euthanasia, and murder are forbidden. murder? This defined as killing that is illegal. Not all killing is illegal, such as when a court sentences a person to death, or when war is legally declared.