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Q&A

Why Do Observant Jews Have So Many Kids?
What drives these parents to have large families? A love for kids? Determination to rebuild post-Holocaust? Some innate affection for Honda and Toyota minivans?
My Wife Wants Another Child, But I Am Happy with Two
My wife and I have two children, an eight-year-old and a ten-year-old. My wife wants to have another child but I think we already have enough work and children - we do not have much time left to our day!
Should We Have Children?
My wife and I long ago decided against having children. We are happy with our lives and don't feel that we need the added burden of parenthood...
I Can't Afford Another Kid!
We’re financially strained as it is, and I think it’s irresponsible to add another mouth to feed when you can’t afford it. Are there no limits to the commandment to “be fruitful and multiply”?
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