One of the most mysterious areas of Jewish sexual practices is the law of niddah, separation of husband and wife during the woman's menstrual period. The time of separation begins at the first sign of blood and ends in the evening after the woman's seventh "clean day". From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Shulchan Aruch Orach Hayyim ch. Sometimes this tension is reflected in the same authority. He can do as he wishes with his wife:
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The Jewish Encyclopedia divides the Oral Torah into eight categories, ranked according to the relative level of authoritativeness, which are found within the Talmud, the Tosefta and the halakhic Midrashim , as aside. Yohanan ben Zakkai's disciples included the famous Rabbi Akiva c. The content of the six orders of the Mishnah is topical rather than historical: The written Torah, like all other writing, is subject to interpretation.
Rabbis of the Talmudic era conceived of the Oral Torah in two distinct ways. As a proof text, they cite Matthew Hence we see in some forms of Jewish observance a minimal interest in the actual words of the written Torah, with added emphasis on the the shiurim lessons and discussions of various rabbis. Such practices experienced exponential growth from the time of Ezra to the Romans' destruction of the Second Temple due to the changing social and religious conditions experienced by inhabitants of Judea.
However, it does not mean that everything is appropriate to do. I find all this amusing, and ultimately comforting since it seems like the wives of all these rabbis with the exception of poor Mrs. Childbirth Dam betulim Niddah. While discussions about sexual relations and sexual conduct fill the pages of the Talmud, public discussions of such issues are unacceptable and may be counterproductive See Hagigah llb. The issue in birth control is not whether it is permitted, but what method is permitted. Sexual relations should only be experienced in a time of joy.