Sex within heterosexual marriage


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What do orthodox jews views sex as?
A mitzveh- good deed when between a husband and wife
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What does it require?
Great control and responsibility
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Why is this?
because it's significant
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What are the twofold purposes of sex in orthodox judaism?
To uphold the commandment from God to be fruitful and multiply and to reinforce the bond between a husband and wife
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What does sex mean?
To know
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Why?
because it involves the heart and mind not just the body
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When is sex encouraged?
At times when conception is unlikely- because sex is about the relationship, as well as producing children
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What is sex to a woman?
Her right among 3 others- food, sex and clothing
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What should her husband do?
Fulfil her sexual needs- however she should use this right to control him or be powerful
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What are orthodox views to oral sex and masturbation?
They are not permitted- as they waste the seed.
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What do orthodox women follow?
Laws of separation whilst on their menstrual period
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What is this also known as?
Niddah
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When do they follow this?
Before, after and during their menstrual period
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What can't their husbands do?
Sleep in the same bed as them?
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What do they do after their period?
Immerse themselves in a mikveh- pool
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What do liberal jews believe?
Follow the same types of rules than orthodox, but are more open are same sex sex or pre-marital sex
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What do they believe sex is?
Important part of loving relationship
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What do liberal jews not often do?
Immerse themselves in the mikveh
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