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Daily Mitzvah (Rambam)

Day 91: Negative Commandment 352, 347, 346

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Negative Commandment 352 (Digest)
Uncle-Nephew Incest

"You shall not uncover the nakedness of your father's brother"Leviticus 18:14.

It is forbidden for a man to engage in homosexual relations with his father's brother. One who does so transgresses two prohibitions: the general prohibition against homosexuality as well as this specific prohibition.

Negative Commandment 347 (Digest)
Adultery

"You shall not commit adultery"Exodus 20:13.

It is forbidden to engage in adultery with a married woman.

Negative Commandment 346 (Digest)
Relations with a Menstruating Woman

"And to a woman during the uncleanness of her separation you shall not come near"Leviticus 18:19.

It is forbidden to have sexual relations with a menstruating woman during the seven-day period of her ritual impurity—and afterwards until she immerses in a mikvah (ritual pool).

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