Judaism and sexuality
The Jewish tradition devotes considerable attention to sexuality. Sexuality is the subject of many narratives and laws in the Tanakh and rabbinic literature.
In Judaism, sexuality is viewed as hav...
Religious views on masturbation
Among the world's religions, views on masturbation vary widely. Some religions view it as a spiritually detrimental practice, some see it as not spiritually detrimental and others take a situational v...
Lesbian and gay topics and Judaism
The subject of homosexual behavior and Judaism dates back to the Torah. The book of Vayiqra (Leviticus) is traditionally regarded as classifying sexual intercourse between males as a to'eivah (somethi...
Judaism and sexual orientation
The subject of homosexual behavior and Judaism dates back to the Torah. The book of Vayiqra (Leviticus) is traditionally regarded as classifying sexual intercourse between males as a to'eivah (somethi...
LGBT topics and Judaism
The subject of homosexual behavior and Judaism dates back to the Torah. The book of Vayiqra (Leviticus) is traditionally regarded as classifying sexual intercourse between males as a to'eivah (somethi...
Ichud HaKehillos LeTohar HaMachane
The Ichud HaKehillos LeTohar HaMachane is an Orthodox Jewish organization. It educates Jews about pornography-use habits and other problems that can result from Internet usage.The Ichud HaKehillos has...
Bat-Kohen
The daughter of a priest, or in Rabbinic terminology daughter of a kohen, (Hebrew: בת כהן‎ bat kohen) holds a special status which is governed by special regulations in the Hebrew Bible and rabb...
Forbidden relationships in Judaism
Forbidden relationships in Judaism (איסורי ביאה Isurey bi'ah) are those intimate relationships which are forbidden by prohibitions in the Torah and also by rabbinical injunctions. Some of these prohib...
Yichud
In Jewish religious law (halakha), the laws of yichud (Hebrew: איסור ייחוד issur yichud‎, seclusion) is the prohibition of seclusion in a private area of a man and a woman who are not married to...
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Rabbi Zeira's stringency
Rabbi Zeira's stringency (Judeo-Aramaic חומרא דרבי זירא) or the stringency of the daughters of Israel (Hebrew חומרת בנות ישראל) relates to the law of niddah and refers to the stringency expounded in t...
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You shall not commit adultery
"Thou shalt not commit adultery", one of the Ten Commandments, is found at Exodus 20:14 of the Tanach (or Old Testament). What constitutes adultery is not defined in this passage of the Bible, and has...
You shall not commit adultery - Wikipedia
Mikveh Calendar
The Laws of Family Purity (Taharat Hamishpacha) are quite complex. One of the components of these laws is to anticipate the upcoming period and intimately separate at that time. The purpose is to avoi...
List of LGBT Jews
This is a list of LGBT Jews. Each person is both Jewish (by ancestry or conversion) and has stated publicly that he or she is lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer/questioning (LGBTQ) or iden...
Interfaith marriage in Judaism
Interfaith marriage in Judaism (also called mixed marriage or intermarriage) was historically looked upon with very strong disfavour by Jewish leaders, and it remains a controversial issue amongst the...
Jewish views on incest
Jewish views of incest deals with the sexual relationships which are prohibited by Judaism and rabbinic authorities on account of a close family relationship that exists between persons. Such prohibit...
Conservative Judaism and sexual orientation
Sexual orientation has been a pivotal issue for Conservative Judaism since the 1980s. A major Jewish denomination in the U.S., Conservative Judaism has wrestled with homosexuality and bisexuality as a...
Cunnilingus in Halacha
Within the guidelines of halacha as presented by chazal and early rabbinic authorities, Oral-vulvar stimulation in Halacha (also known as נשיקת אותו מקום lit. "kissing of that place") is the discussio...
Tamar (daughter of David)
Tamar (Hebrew: תָּמָר,  tamar,  tāmār) is a person in 2 Samuel in the Hebrew Bible. She was the daughter of King David, and sister of Absalom. Her mother was Maacah, daughter of Talmai, king...
Tamar (daughter of David) - Wikipedia
Schmekel
Schmekel is an all-transgender, Jewish folk punk band from Brooklyn, NY, known for their humor. They have been compared to Pansy Division, Tribe 8, Frank Zappa, Mel Brooks and Tom Lehrer. The Forward ...
Mikveh
Mikveh or mikvah (Hebrew: מִקְוֶה / מקווה,  mikve,  miqwe, pl. mikva'ot or (Yiddish) mikves, lit. "a collection") is a bath used for the purpose of ritual immersion in Judaism. In ...
Mikveh - Wikipedia
Beth Din of America
The Beth Din of America is a Beth Din (Court of Jewish Law) which serves Jews throughout the United States of America.It was founded in 1960 and reconstituted in 1994. The focus of Beth Din of America...
Catholic teachings on sexual morality
Catholic teachings on sexual morality draw from what the Church considers to be natural law, sacred scripture and sacred tradition and are promulgated authoritatively by the Magisterium. Sexual morali...
Negiah
The term negiah (Hebrew: נגיעה‎), literally "touch," is the concept in Jewish law (Halakha) that forbids or restricts physical contact with a member of the opposite sex (except for one's spouse,...
David and Jonathan
David (Hebrew: דָּוִד; Dāwīḏ or David) and Jonathan (Hebrew: יְהוֹנָתָן; Yəhōnāṯān or Yehonatan) were heroic figures of the Kingdom of Israel, whose covenant was recorded favourably in the books of Sa...
David and Jonathan - Wikipedia
LGBT clergy in Judaism
This article on lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender clergy in Judaism concerns notable openly LGBT people who are ordained as rabbis and/or cantors.
Lionel Blue, who was ordained as a rabbi in...