There’s very encouraging news from Israel. The Israeli Health Ministry reported since 1990, there’s been a 34 percent drop in the ratio of abortions to live births. One of the top reasons given for the good news is, it’s a reflection of traditional societal values. There has also been a sharp rise in the number of live births. Abortion is widely available in Israel. A woman must first get the okay from a panel of doctors and social workers, but that’s a mere formality. Nearly every abortion request is accepted. One senior physician believes that Israel sees a growing population in neighboring countries and is waking to the fact that children are their best renewable resource. Yes, children are a blessing from God to be highly treasured.