TBR Statement on Vaccination

In recent months, there have been outbreaks of measles resulting, in part, from people refusing to vaccinate their children. The Shulhan Arukh (Hoshen Mishpat 427:8), a classic code of Jewish law, teaches, “Wherever there is a potentially life-endangering pitfall or obstacle, it is a positive commandment to remove it… as the Torah says: ‘Guard yourself […]