Surrogacy in Israel
In March of 1996, the Israeli government aproved the Embryo Transfer Law, which legalized surrogacy. According to this law, the state must approve all surrogacy contracts. The State Committee of Israel only allows citizens of the same religion to register surrogacy. In February 2020, the Israeli Supreme Court issued a discriminatory ruling prohibiting surrogacy arrangements for same-sex couples. Due to the large number of restrictions on surrogacy in Israel, prospective parents are forced to undergo surrogacy programs in other countries with more loyal legislation.
And this is all easier for the majority of Israeli citizens, since many of them come from Russia and Ukraine – in such countries where surrogacy programs can be used with full and guarantees.