The Perpetual Honeymoon? The Challenges of Family Purity Laws in Marital Intimacy

Posted by Nechama Goldman Barash on November 9, 2015
Topics: Sexuality and Sanctity Series, Pardes Live, Sexuality, Sexuality, Marriage and Divorce

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In this lecture, Nechama Goldman Barash discusses the idea of the perpetual honeymoon: The challenges of family purity laws in marital intimacy. She is joined by Jodi Goldman Wachspress, a Creative Arts Therapist, Marriage and Family Therapist and Couple’s and Sex Therapist. In addition, Jodi facilitates Eden’s Advanced Course for Kallah Teachers on Intimacy and Women’s Health. This evening is part of the Pardes Community Education Fall Program and is co-sponsored by the Eden Center.

This podcast is part of a 6-part series on Sexual Sanctity and the Jewish Tradition that was given at Pardes in Jerusalem.

Other lectures in this series:

About Nechama Goldman Barash

Nechama teaches Rabbinic Literature, Women and Judaism, Medical Ethics, Prophets and Bible at Pardes. She made aliyah from Philadelphia over 20 years ago after graduating from Stern College. She studied for three years in Matan’s Advanced Talmud Institute and finished a master’s degree in Talmud at Bar-Ilan University, with a thesis on the Beautiful Captive Woman in the Eyes of Chazal. She teaches at a variety of Israeli institutions and is also a graduate of Nishmat’s Yoetzet Halacha program. Click here to read more.

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