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Forbidden Marriages

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Study the daily lesson of Sefer HaMitzvos for day 89 with Rabbi Mendel Kaplan, where he teaches the mitzvah in-depth with added insight and detail.
The Torah's views and safeguards against sexual abuse
To many, these laws appear extreme, over-reactive and unnecessary. A little 1st-grader can't hug her daddy's best friend? Two adult co-workers of the opposite sex can’t work alone in the office to finish an important project?
A Kohen's heightened level of holiness, as well as his leadership role, places limits on the women he may marry.
Despite the social challenges that a mamzer faces, he is recognized as a full member of the Jewish nation and able to achieve spiritual greatness.
The child would not be a mamzer. A child born from an adulterous or incestuous relationship. A mamzer may only marry a person of similar progeny. Why? Because there are two kinds of forbidden relationships: 1. Relations between those who are forbidden to ...
If the Torah tells us that a particular union is not kosher, rather than resenting the interference we should consider it as if the Almighty Himself came down and whispered a word of loving advice in our ears: "Trust me; this one is not right for you..."
On what basis did Pinchas kill the offenders?
Throughout the centuries, Jews identified themselves as kohanim simply because their fathers were kohanim. But are these tribal affiliations just a matter of folklore and tradition? Can such claims actually be proven?
Which are the qualities that Mr. or Ms. Right absolutely must possess? And what other factors should be taken under considerations when choosing a spouse?
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