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"Be fruitful and multiply" is the first commandment in Judaism; children are at the center of the Jewish vision of family life. Today, more and more Jews are choosing to fulfill that mitzvah through adoption. Some couples adopt for altruistic reasons, often providing a home for older children or children with special needs. Some single Jews adopt because they want to raise a family and have been unsuccessful finding a marriage partner. Nevertheless, most Jewish adoptions involve couples who are infertile and see adoption as the only alternative to building a family. [continued]
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