Headlines »

May 18, 2024 – 10:56 pm | Comments Off on Are We Equal?8 views

Are we truly equal? We all know someone smarter, wiser, more capable, industrious, resourceful, or creative, than us. We also know people less wise, capable, industrious, resourceful, or creative than us. So, are we truly equal?
The answer is yes, but not because we are all equally capable. Our skill sets …

Read the full story »
Parsha Insights

Where Biblical law and Torah tale is brought vividly to life

Concepts

The Jewish perspective on topical and controversial subjects

Life Cycle

Probing for meaning in our journey and its milestones.

Yearly Cycle

Discover depth and mystique in the annual Jewish festivals

Rabbi’s Desk

Seeking life’s lessons in news items and current events

Home » Family Life

Famil Life: Laws of Family Purity

Submitted by on November 6, 2005 – 3:51 amNo Comment | 2,729 views

Disclaimer: There are
myriads of laws that govern the many dimensions of Family Purity and
they are beyond the scope of this presentation. The intention here is
to
to offer a brief glimpse of the Family Purity life style.

During the period of menstruation husband and wife should refrain from intimacy together.



After a period
of five days, and having ascertained that the flow has completely run
its course, seven additional days are counted. During these seven days,
periodic self-examinations are administered to ensure that the flow was
not restored.




On the evening
of the seventh day the woman thoroughly bathes n preparation for her
ritual immersion. She then immerses herself into a Mikvah (Ritual Bath)
and emerges spiritually re-energized and pure. On this evening it is a
Mitzvah for the couple to resume relations.