[Avodah] Kol Koreh that there is a chiyuv to vaccinate against measles

Zev Sero zev at sero.name
Wed Nov 7 07:16:46 PST 2018

On 6/11/18 8:10 am, Moshe Y. Gluck via Avodah wrote:
> It's interesting that R' Moshe Sternbuch's note only speaks about the
> obligation of the father to vaccinate. Chinuch is on the father, if I'm
> not mistaken. But shouldn't vaccination be sort of like m'nias hezek
> and obligatory on both parents?

My guess is that these decisions are usually left to the mother, and the 
anti-vaxx nonsense has spread mostly among women, so he's now telling 
the men that it's their duty to insist on vaccinating the children even 
if their wives are opposed.

Zev Sero            A prosperous and healthy 5779 to all
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