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1,059. A House Open to the Public Way
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152:5 If a house opens onto a public thoroughfare, there is no prohibition against being alone during the day and in the evening so long as people are passing by in the street. If the woman is accustomed to this man, such as if she grew up with him or was related to him, or […]
1,058. Two Men or Two Women
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152:3 One woman may be alone with two reputable men but only in the city and during the day. In the fields or at night – even in a city – she would need three reputable men. If they are disreputable, she should never be alone with them, not even if there is a group […]
1,057. Yichud
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152:1 A man is not permitted to be alone with a woman, whether she is young or old, Jewish or non-Jewish, related to him or not. The exceptions to this are that a father may be alone with his daughter, a mother with her son, and a husband with his wife even when she is […]
1,056. Atoning for Wasteful Emissions
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151:6 if a person wants to keep himself from this sin, he should guard his mouth from vulgar speech, lies, slander, gossip and foolishness. Similarly, he should keep his ears from hearing such things. One should also be careful to fulfill his oaths and not to worry too much. One should also be careful not […]
1,055. A Nocturnal Emission
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151:4 At the nighttime meal, one should not eat or drink excessively, nor should he eat or drink things that heat up a person, like fatty meat, dairy products, eggs or garlic. All of these things can lead a person to sin. 151:5 If a man has a nocturnal emission, upon awakening, he should wash […]
1,054. Intentional Arousal
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151:2 It is prohibited for a man to purposely induce an erection or to arouse himself by thinking about a woman. If he has such thoughts, he should replace them with Torah thoughts. This is because sexual thoughts only preoccupy one whose heart is devoid of wisdom. A man should be very careful not to […]
1,053. Wasteful Emission of Seed
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Because of the public nature of these posts, we are omitting some of the more graphic details of this chapter. HaShoneh Halachos encourages interested readers to review these laws more fully in the original sources. 150:17 When a person emits too much sperm, he wears out his body more quickly.  A person who is constantly […]
1,052. Parents of a Baby
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Because of the public nature of these posts, we are omitting some of the more graphic details of this chapter. HaShoneh Halachos encourages interested readers to review these laws more fully in the original sources. 150:15 Medical authorities of the Kitzur Shulchan Aruch’s day advised that one not engage in marital relations when he is […]
1,051. A Couple That is Fighting
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Because of the public nature of these posts, we are omitting some of the more graphic details of this chapter. HaShoneh Halachos encourages interested readers to review these laws more fully in the original sources. 150:13 One may not have relations with his wife unless she wants to. If she isn’t interested, he may not […]
1,050. When to Abstain
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Because of the public nature of these posts, we are omitting some of the more graphic details of this chapter. HaShoneh Halachos encourages interested readers to review these laws more fully in the original sources. 150:11 One may not engage in marital relations in markets, streets, gardens or orchards, but only in a private residence […]