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Peru U'revu (the mitzvah of procreation)

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Peru U'revu (the mitzvah of procreation): "Be fruitful and multiply" (Genesis 1:28) is the first mitzvah given in the Torah
Parsha Noach
This commandment was addressed to both Adam and again to Noah and his offspring. More than just a repetition of a previous obligation, G-d reveals to Noah the extraordinary virtue of bearing many children. An analysis of Maimonides' treatment of the oblig...
Peru U’revu: The mitzvah to bear children
The first mitzvah in the Torah is to have children. This class examines details of this commandment and five levels of understanding.
Practical Parshah—Bereishit
In the first portion of the Torah, Adam and Eve receive the commandment to “be fruitful and multiply.” What are the parameters of this mitzvah today?
The Jewish slave can be given a slave-wife only if he does not already has a Jewish wife.
The Jewish slave can be given a slave-wife only if he does not already has a Jewish wife.
What drives these parents to have large families? A love for kids? Determination to rebuild post-Holocaust? Some innate affection for Honda and Toyota minivans?
each child has opened my heart wider, not only to that child but to the others as well. Each child makes me a better parent to all of our children.
Rashi tells us that Keturah was one and the same as Hagar, whom Abraham had married more than 50 years prior.
Mitzvah Studies - Article 1
The Rabbis of the Talmud and Midrash specify that in the merit of the mitzvah of procreation, especially, we will merit the coming of Moshiach.
Contemporary Halachah and Kitzur Shulchan Aruch
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