The Right to Surrogacy

The health and legal systems in Israel must catch up with the cultural and social changes in the country and the Western world, and begin treating all couples equally.

The case of Liat Moshe and Dana Glisko, women who have been living together for more than a decade and want to bring a child into the world, illustrates the extent to which the health and the legal systems in Israel are not in synch with the cultural and social changes in Israel and the Western world. The pair petitioned the High Court of Justice following the Health Ministry’s refusal to...