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Isn’t marriage between man and woman a violation of the laws of kilayim, which prohibit the intermixing of divergent species?
Birth, coming of age, marriage, death … Judaism has celebrations and rituals associated with every major juncture in life.
Perhaps the most important decisions a young man and young woman face are those involving marriage: what qualities to look for in a prospective life-partner; when to begin considering the matter; whom to meet; and what qualities to look for in one’s bashe...
“There Is a Rebbe Among the Jewish People” Following His Directives ..There is a Rebbe among the Jewish people, and he is not bound at all by the limitations of nature. A person who wishes to proceed on a secure path with regard to family matters should n...
A Shidduch for a Younger Sister When Her Older Sister Is Not Yet married The Older Sister’s Assent Will Assist Her In Finding Her Own Shidduch In reply to your letter in which you notify me that a fine shidduch is being suggested for your younger daughter...
Age and Age Differences Not Too Great a Difference in Age .. There is the well known, very sound advice of our Sages, of blessed memory, that there should not be too great a difference in age between them [i.e., between husband and wife]. (Igros Kodesh, V...
Willingness to Concede to Better Mitzvah Performance In reply to your letters in which you ask my advice regarding a shidduch in which there was an implication [from the other party] with regard to cutting your beard: It is both self-understood and eminen...
OurThe following is the unedited content of a talk by the Rebbe to a family during their Yechidus prior to the wedding of their daughter. The Rebbe indicated that they may publicize his words. SagesSukkah 49b. interpret the verseMichah 6:8. “and walk humb...
Doubts and “Casting Lots” In reply to your letter of the first of Iyar , in which you write with regard to two possible candidates for a shidduch, one of whom you have a stronger positive emotional feeling for, and regarding the other you were told that [...
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