The Formation of Same‑Sex Parenthood in IsraelPar Sibylle Lustenberger
Between Civil and Religious Law. The Formation of Same‑Sex Parenthood in Israel This article discusses how Israeli lesbian and gay couples become parents through sperm donation and transnational surrogacy arrangements. Same‑sex couples and public authorities sound out what space Israeli family law provides for the formation of same‑sex parenthood. While doing so they not only unveil the contradictions and tensions in Israeli politics of reproduction, but also actively shape the relationship between Jewish and civil law.