JTA reached out to Westheimer to clarify her views on consent and find out exactly which passage in the Talmud she was referencing, but she was not available — perhaps not surprising given that Tuesday was the launch day of her book and Monday night she was at a fundraising dinner for the Museum of Jewish Heritage.
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Jewish women One of the most mysterious areas of Jewish sexual practices is the law of niddah, separation of husband and wife during the woman's menstrual period. Recommended from JTA. A man may not take a vow to abstain from sex for an extended period of time, and may not take a journey for an extended period of time, because that would deprive his wife of sexual relations. Rabbi Papa said: Because of the disgrace to her family.
Does Judaism allow extramarital sex?
By contrast, being forced to sleep in separate beds for a minimum of twelve days every month, with nothing other than affectionate physical contract allowed, can help to keep the bonds of love alive by vanquishing over-familiarity in the bedroom. The conditions So yes, there is still work to be done. I have also heard some say that a condom would be permitted under Jewish law to prevent the transmission of AIDS or similar diseases, because preserving the life of the uninfected spouse takes priority; however, I am not certain how authoritative this view is.