Category Archives: Marriage

‘The Gift Of Fear’

Gavin de Becker writes: After one speech, a policeman who’d been in the audience asked to talk with me alone. He told me how he realized just then that he had relentlessly pursued a female student at the police academy … Continue reading

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The Case For Marriage

Friend: How about your perspective of what Jewish women want in a guy, in the following age brackets: 20-29 30-39 49-49 Single women LF: Money becomes increasingly important as women age Looks become decreasingly important F: I disagree. Women who … Continue reading

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Sex Before Marriage In Orthodox Judaism

Marc B. Shapiro writes: Because the masses had no interest in what the rabbis had to say about this matter, R. Landsofer concludes that one need not even rebuke them, as they won’t listen anyway. Not long ago I heard … Continue reading

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Old Married Couple

This old married couple is in bed. The wife feels her husband’s hand on her neck and then it travels down her shoulder and over her chest and finally down to her thighs, where it stops. “Why you stop?” asks … Continue reading

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Rabbinic Views On Love Before & After Marriage

Marc B. Shapiro writes: There is an interesting responsum of R Yair Hayyim Bacharach, Havot Yair, no. 60, that deals with a man and woman who were in love and get married despite the strong opposition of the woman’s father. … Continue reading

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