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Mamzer: A child born from an incestuous or adulterous relationship--specifically, a relationship between a man and a woman who halachically cannot be bonded in marriage.
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.
Parshat Acharei
This article explores the Torah’s rules regarding whom one may and may not marry.
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 ...
Study the daily lesson of Sefer HaMitzvos for day 92 with Rabbi Mendel Kaplan, where he teaches the mitzvah in-depth with added insight and detail.
On what basis did Pinchas kill the offenders?
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