What to Expect When you are not Expecting: Sexuality Throughout the Life Cycle

Posted by Nechama Goldman Barash on November 12, 2015
Topics: Sexuality and Sanctity Series, Pardes Live and Mini-Series, Sexuality, Sexuality, Marriage and Divorce

Please note that this podcast contains explicit sexual material.

In this lecture, Nechama Goldman Barash discusses what to expect when you are not expecting: Sexuality throughout the life cycle.  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 Goldman Barash 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. She is a graduate of Nishmat’s Yoetzet Halacha program and has been certified to teach brides before their weddings, as well as qualifying as a sex educator through Yahel and the Eden Center. She also studied for three years in Matan's advanced halakha program, Hilkhata. Nechama is the Director of the Pardes Learning Seminar. She teaches contemporary halakha and Talmud at Matan and Pardes, as well as Talmud and women and halakha in Torah V'Avodah (TVA), a Bnei Akiva gap year program based in Matan. She is an active member of Beit Hillel and participates in interfaith dialogue through Roots, based in Gush Etzion, close to where she lives with her family. She is currently working on a book dealing with matters of gender and halakha.

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