Extramarital sex. In Judaism, extramarital sex is universally frowned upon; according to some authorities, it even falls under a biblical prohibition. The written Torah never forbids sex outside the context of marriage, with the exception of adultery and incest. Judaism is generally very positive about sex, regarding it as a divine gift and a holy obligation — both for the purposes of procreation and for pleasure and intimacy. The Talmud specifies not merely that a husband is required to be intimate with his wife, but sources also indicate that he is Author: MJL.
Jul 05, 2011 · Unconventional Positions in Judaism. Discussion in 'Religious Debates' started by GunsAndMoses, Jul 3, 2011. Thread Status: Not open for further replies. Top Posters. Anal sex is deplorable if one does not like anal sex. But many do, and many have done throughout history. It is known in every culture, in every part of the world. Sex may never be used as a weapon against a spouse, either by depriving the spouse of sex or by compelling it. It is a serious offense to use sex (or lack thereof) to punish or manipulate a spouse. Sex is the woman's right, not the man's. A man has a duty to give his wife sex regularly and to ensure that sex is pleasurable for her.
Anal sex or anal intercourse is generally the insertion and thrusting of the erect penis into a person's anus, or anus and rectum, for sexual pleasure. Other forms of anal sex include fingering, the use of sex toys for anal penetration, oral sex performed on the anus (), and pegging. Although anal sex most commonly means penile–anal penetration, sources sometimes use anal intercourse to. In Judaism, sex is not merely a way of experiencing physical pleasure. It is an act of immense significance, which requires commitment and responsibility. The requirement of marriage before sex ensures that sense commitment and responsibility. Jewish law also forbids sexual contact short of intercourse outside of the context of marriage.
Judaism considers sex natural and holy, though not without boundaries.In the famous words of the Iggeret HaKodesh (The Holy Letter), a 13th-century treatise on sexuality often ascribed to Nahmanides, “One should know that sexual union is holy and pure when it is done as it should be, at the time it should be, and with proper intent.” Author: MJL. Judaism regards sex as being similar to eating and drinking in that it is is a natural and necessary aspect of life―but within the right framework and context, with the proper intentions. Even still, sex is a complicated and misunderstood subject in Judaism.