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The World Egg Bank balances infertility, egg donations and Jewish law

Torri Levy | Special to the Jewish News | Posted: Wednesday, June 28, 2017 7:05 am

The first mitzvah in the Torah is “to be fruitful and multiply.” Yet, throughout the Bible there are stories of women dealing with infertility; three of the four matriarchs had infertility struggles. But today’s technology offers hope to all women who are having difficulty conceiving.

Diana Thomas is something of a pioneer in the evolution of egg donation — an option that is becoming mainstream for infertile couples seeking a child. Today, she heads The World Egg Bank in Phoenix.

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