Kedushah: The Sexual Abstinence of Married Men in Gur, Slonim, and Toledot Aharon

A paper written by someone in Hebrew University breaking down the different Sexual restrictions of certain Chassidic groups. From the abstract: Kedushah (holiness) developed as a pietistic ideal for the virtuous few, encouraging married men to limit to the minimum the frequency and modes of Sexual intercourse with their wives. Today, the Hasidic groups of Gur, Slonim, and Toledot Aharon (Toldes Aaron) radicalize this ideal by imposing it on the community as a whole giving rise to controversy and dissent.

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