Author

  • Jessica Chod

    Jessica Chod is an attorney based in the DC area where she and her family are active members of the Jewish community. She is the co-author, along with Rabbis Judith Hauptman and Suzanne Brody, of the Movement’s 2022 teshuvah related to the Jewish status of a child born using a gestational carrier. Ms. Chod holds a Juris Doctor and Master of Business Administration from Emory University Law School and Emory University’s Goizueta Business School and a B.S. in Industrial & Labor Relations from Cornell University.

The Jewish Status of a Child Born Using a Gestational Carrier

The Jewish Status of a Child Born Using a Gestational Carrier

In a recent teshuvah, the CJLS answers the question, "what is the Jewish status of a child born using a gestational carrier?"