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Nishmat’s Kallah Companion

Comprehensive online curriculum in taharat hamishpacha designed especially for brides. Intended to supplement traditional personal instruction, the course enables kallot to prepare and review what they learn with their teachers, and to explore questions they might not otherwise encounter. Available in Spanish as well.

El Secreto De La Femineidad Judia. The Secret to Jewish Femininity in Spanish

Provides the halachos and hashkafos of taharas hamishpachah in Spanish.

Our Evolving Understanding of Genital Pain Disorders

Educators should also educate young women to not ignore pain in their genitals or difficulties they have with penetration or with inserting tampons, adds Binik. ‚Don’t ignore that. It may or may not be relevant, but it can be a warning sign for many women. If your initial sexual experience is painful or you have difficulty at your gynecologist, find someone who can help you with this. Don’t make believe it, its going to go away.
A multidisciplinary approach can be especially beneficial.

The Sexual Healing Journey: A Guide for Survivors of Sexual Abuse

This widely esteemed, highly respected resource helps survivors of sexual abuse heal from the past, improve relationships, and discover the joys of sexual intimacy.

Alcohol Use and Sexual Risk Behavior: A Cross-Cultural Study in Eight Countries

Alcohol use and unsafe sex are common Behaviors and are responsible for a large proportion of the overall burden of diseases. However, very little literature exists on their co-occurrence and interactions including their likely contribution to HIV infection. This is in marked contrast to substantial literature on injecting drug use and HIV infection. The present publication is an initial attempt to fill this gap.

The Truth About Alcohol and Sex

Alcohol use increases the likelihood of unplanned and dangerous sexual liaisons with big lifetime consequences like parenthood, child support and diseases.

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.

Hookup Culture Wreaks Havoc on Campus

New research reveals that a many students find themselves in a fog of depression, confusion, and hurt. One in three students interviewed said that their intimate Relationships have been ‚ traumatic‚ or ‚ very difficult to handle.‚ The deadening effect of hookup culture makes them fearful of trying to have a normal, romantic relationship during college or for years after.

For Yourself : The Fulfilment of Female Sexuality

A detailed description of female Sexual response. Step-by-step exercises that will help gradually awaken dormant Sexuality. Explanations that dispel misunderstandings about Sex and Sexual response. Insights into the essential role of mental and emotional attitude toward Sexual gratification. (Recommended by Elisheva Liss)

Marriage Education

website of Jewish Marriage Education (JME). JME was established in 1993 by Rabbi Yirmiyohu* and Rebbetzin Tehilla Abramov** with the encouragement and guidance of HaRav Shlomo Zalman Auerbach ztl and HaRav Yosef Sholom Elyashiv zt‚l. The Rabbanim were consulted regarding all of the organization’s activities. JME publishes and distributes material, and conducts lectures, seminars and training programs pertaining to the enhancement of Jewish family life. Kallah teacher training courses.