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In Judaism, spiritual purity is a desirable factor. This has nothing to do with hygiene and personal cleanliness; it is a spiritual state called taharah—what we will call “purity.” The opposite of taharah is tumah, which we call “impurity.” But the truth...
We cannot logically understand the Divine laws of niddah and Family Purity, but we can try to understand them spiritually.
The year is the same, the days are the same, but the months are different. It is a time quite individual—created by G‑d especially for me . . .
The laws of marital relations create a context for spiritual development
Everything you wanted to know about Mikvah but didn't know to ask.
As per Family Purity guidelines, after menstruation, husband and wife abstain from marital relations until the woman goes to a mikvah. This brings G‑d into a marriage. By following G‑d's commandments – and not simply "doing what comes naturally" whenever...
Question: I've read that one of the reasons behind the mitzvah of Family Purity is to prevent apathy from creeping into a marriage—the monthly period of separation constantly infusing renewed passion into the relationship. But what happens when a woman...
Truth be told, I wasn't convinced. I couldn't relate to abstinence, I didn't understand the association of menstruation and impurity. I approached the experience like an anthropologist...
Is it Me or is it Hot in Here? Understanding menopause
I keep promising to try to focus on some of the benefits of this particularly feminine growth experience of menopause. And I’m not succeeding. So, I do what I always do when I go through a lifecycle moment...
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