Topic: Sex

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.

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.

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.