Premarital Sex

Posted by Jennie Rosenfeld on December 25, 2013
Topics: Sexuality, Sex in Halakha Lectures, Halakha

An examination of some of the halakhic sources which govern premarital sexual behavior, with an eye to understanding the texts on their own terms, as well as an openness to challenging them from modern reality, and thinking about ways to integrate the halakhic and the ethical.


About Jennie Rosenfeld

Jennie Rosenfeld serves as the Manhiga Ruchanit in Efrat, appointed by Rabbi Shlomo Riskin, as she completes her studies toward a “heter hora’ah” at the Susi Bradfield Women’s Institute for Halakhic Leadership at Midreshet Lindenbam. A graduate of Stern College, and YU’s Graduate Program in Advanced Talmudic Studies for Women, along with an MS in Jewish Education from the Azrieli Graduate School] Jennie holds a PhD in English from the CUNY Graduate Center and has co-authored Et Le’ehov: The Newlywed’s Guide to Physical Intimacy (available in English and Hebrew).

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