Israel Demands That Lesbians Seeking to Adopt Children Declare They Are Not Sex Offenders

A lack of legislation makes it difficult for lesbian couples seeking to recognize maternal legal status for their shared children, and are often left at the whim of the courts

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Nadia Eisner Horesh, a mother of five from Jerusalem, discovered after the birth of her sixth child that she is liable to be a dangerous person. When she and her partner Lena Horesh turned to the Family Court...