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The Living Marriage. A journey into the heart of marriage

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 Chassidic groups of […]

For Yourself : The Fulfillment 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)

A Woman’s Mitzvah: A Fully Sourced Guide to the Laws of Family Purity

(based on classes by Rav Yitzchak Berkovits) – sourced guide to laws of TH. Special attention has been given to distinguish between what is Halacha, what is minhag (custom), and what is a chumrah (a stringency beyond the halachic requirement). There is a chapter on halachos of intimacy (Devorah Kigel comments: more stringent opinions regarding intimacy)

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 zt”l 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.

Marital Intimacy: A Traditional Jewish Approach

A Traditional Jewish Approach explores the complex and multifaceted subject of intimacy in the Jewish marriage.

Becoming Orgasmic: A Sexual and Personal Growth Program for Women

provides a program designed to help anyone overcome the myriad obstacles to complete Sexual satisfaction. (Recommended by Elisheva Liss)

The Joy of Intimacy: A Soulful Guide to Love, Sexuality, and Marriage

In this frank, sensible, and at times humorous guide, Rabbi Friedman and Ricardo Adler share the deeper truths at the heart of our longing for intimacy along with practical wisdom from Jewish tradition–insights anyone can use to recapture passion, save their relationship, and tap into the essence of the true intimate experience. The Joy of Intimacy exposes the myths about Love, Sex, and intimacy that separate rather than bring us together and shows how to overcome the greatest obstacles to a Healthy intimate relationship. You’ll explore secrets to preserving your natural spontaneity, setting the mood for intimacy, and making your bedroom a sacred space. You’ll also learn how to increase your sensitivity to the sacred experience of oneness that has the power to transform every aspect of your marriage and nourish all those around you.

The Complete Guidebook to Family Purity: For Men and Women

guides the readers from the young bride to the seasoned scholar through the complex laws of family purity in a refreshingly clear way, navigating the difficult topics with clear conclusions from sources ranging from Shulchan Aruch to modern-day Poskim. This book explores hundreds of common scenarios and provides answers to almost every question that may arise regarding these precious laws. Set out in three sections covering basic principles, a more advanced look at the halachos, and answers to relevant questions

I Am for My BeLoved: A Guide to Enhanced Intimacy for Married Couples

help couples enrich their marital and Sexual lives, and maintain passion and intimacy within the framework of Jewish tradition

A Lifetime Companion to the Laws of Jewish Family Life

Foreword by Rabbi Yehuda Henkin. Written to help married and soon-to-be-married couples of all ages learn and understand the laws that govern Jewish marital life, this guide also places a particular emphasis on achieving an understanding of the interplay between Jewish law and Women’s Health issues throughout the life cycle.