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A show about Judaism and sexuality

A show about Judaism and sexuality
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United States

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A show about Judaism and sexuality

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English


Episodes

Mini Text Episode – Jealousy (Num. 5:11-14)

1/15/2018
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The passage from the Torah describing Sota (Num. 5:11-14) – a woman suspected of adultery – elicits a brief but wide-ranging discussion about the gendered nature of jealousy, home DNA tests, and the surprising reason some Orthodox communities forbid sperm donation. The post Mini Text Episode – Jealousy (Num. 5:11-14) appeared first on Jewish Public Media.

Duration: 00:09:53


The Birth Control Episode

12/19/2017
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IUDs, condoms, the pill, oh my! We break down the pros and cons of these and other common birth control methods and the halachic considerations that render some forms of contraception more acceptable than others. Then we hear from internationally renowned educator Rivkah Slonim, the Chabbad rebbetzin at SUNY Binghamton, about her three decades of […] The post The Birth Control Episode appeared first on Jewish Public Media.

Duration: 00:42:07


Mini Text Episode – Forbidden Fruit (Kiddushin 81a-b)

11/15/2017
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Cautionary tales from the Talmud illustrate the power of sexual temptation to lead even the most revered rabbis astray… But do these stories make too much of desire? Hosts Rabbi Dov Linzer and Dr. Bat Sheva Marcus and moderator Rebecca Honig Friedman discuss a passage from Kiddushin 81a-b. The post Mini Text Episode – Forbidden Fruit (Kiddushin 81a-b) appeared first on Jewish Public Media.

Duration: 00:12:32


The Can We Really Do THAT? Episode

10/15/2017
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Which sexual acts are permitted in a marriage? The answers might surprise you! Find out why co-host Dr. Bat Sheva Marcus calls this one of “the most important episodes” of the podcast. Plus we interview the creator of the hit YouTube series SOON BY YOU, Leah Gottfried, about the challenges of dating as an Orthodox […] The post The Can We Really Do THAT? Episode appeared first on Jewish Public Media.

Duration: 00:42:29


The Sex Ed Episode – High School Edition

7/13/2017
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After our listener question about cuddling on the wedding night, our guest, Ora Weinbach, talks about her experiencing teaching sexuality at Abraham Joshua Heschel High School. We ask: What does a sex ed curriculum look like? What it’s like to teach sex-ed to a co-ed class? What’s a parent’s role in all this? And finally, […] The post The Sex Ed Episode – High School Edition appeared first on Jewish Public Media.

Duration: 00:36:03


Mini Text Episode – Power and Consent

6/15/2017
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In this mini text episode we read a passage from Genesis 6 that sheds light on issues of consensuality in sexual relationships. The post Mini Text Episode – Power and Consent appeared first on Jewish Public Media.

Duration: 00:07:21


The Wedding Night Episode

5/25/2017
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In this episode, recorded LIVE at the JOFA Conference 2017, we ask: Must a bride and groom have intercourse on their wedding night or should they allow themselves a few days of sexual touch first? And does a woman always enter niddah after first intercourse? Finally, Dr. Naomi Marmon Grummet, Director of the Eden Center […] The post The Wedding Night Episode appeared first on Jewish Public Media.

Duration: 00:47:12


The Tznius Episode

5/4/2017
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In this episode, a mother writes in about her daughter’s school dress code. We discuss ways to define modesty beyond collar bones and covered knees and how to cultivate positive body image for children growing up in religious environments. Later in the episode we are joined by Dr. Koby Frances, licensed clinical psychologist whose private […] The post The Tznius Episode appeared first on Jewish Public Media.

Duration: 00:45:39


Mini Text Episode – The First Act

4/5/2017
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In this episode Rabbi Linzer shares a Talmudic text about a husband and wife’s first sexual encounter and the way it impacts their relationship – all the way up to the laws governing aveilut. The post Mini Text Episode – The First Act appeared first on Jewish Public Media.

Duration: 00:08:12


The Hook Up Culture Episode

3/20/2017
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For this live episode we travel to Princeton University to discuss hook up culture on college campuses. We talk to students about millennial dating practices, how being an observant Jew interacts with the social pressure to have casual hook ups, and why hook ups are sometimes more appealing than relationships to college students. The post The Hook Up Culture Episode appeared first on Jewish Public Media.

Duration: 00:54:54


Mini Text Episode – Ahava

2/4/2017
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In this mini-text episode Rabbi Linzer, Dr. Marcus, and Rabba Smith discuss Rav Eliyahu Dessler’s definition of ahava, love, and what it means to give and take in a sexual relationship. The post Mini Text Episode – Ahava appeared first on Jewish Public Media.

Duration: 00:08:39


The Childbirth Episode

1/5/2017
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In this episode of The Joy of Text we will discuss the laws of touch during a natural birth, and we will be joined by Gila Block, founder of Yesh Tikvah, to discuss infertility issues in Orthodox communities. We will ask: Can a husband touch his wife while she is in labor? Do the laws […] The post The Childbirth Episode appeared first on Jewish Public Media.

Duration: 00:27:40


Mini Text Episode – Birkat Erusin

12/1/2016
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What are the words of the first blessing said under the huppah? Why do we open the wedding ceremony by mentioning the prohibition against arayot? How does this blessing reflect the bond being formed between two individuals under the huppah? Listen to this mini text episode to find out! The post Mini Text Episode – Birkat Erusin appeared first on Jewish Public Media.

Duration: 00:08:18


The Sex Signals Episode

10/23/2016
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How can you use your flower arrangements to signal to your partner that you want sex? How does the commandment of tzniut affect women’s sexuality? What sex positions are halakhically permissible? Learn the answers to these questions and more on the first episode of Season Twoof The Joy of Text! In this episode we respond […] The post The Sex Signals Episode appeared first on Jewish Public Media.

Duration: 00:34:43


The Infidelity Episode

9/2/2016
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This episode of The Joy of Text was recorded live at Davar in Teaneck, New Jersey. We discuss the topic of infidelity, and then are joined by Rachel Lopatin, matchmaker at Saw You at Sinai. We then take questions from our live audience. Please note that due to the live recording, sound quality varies at […] The post The Infidelity Episode appeared first on Jewish Public Media.

Duration: 00:54:09


Mini Episode: Steipler on Sex: What Sex and Matzah have in common

6/29/2016
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What is the real obligation of sex between a husband and wife? The post Mini Episode: Steipler on Sex: What Sex and Matzah have in common appeared first on Jewish Public Media.

Duration: 00:11:00


Navigating Niddah

6/7/2016
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How much distance do we really have to keep during niddah, and how can we express our relationship in spite of these challenges? To find a chatan or kallah teacher in your area who has been trained by JOFA, YCT, and Yeshivat Maharat’s program, visit http://www.chatankallahteachers.org/find-a-teacher/ The post Navigating Niddah appeared first on Jewish Public Media.

Duration: 00:56:37


Mini Episode: “They Become One Flesh”

5/4/2016
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Union between man and woman is described very early in the Torah. But what kind of union is sex supposed to be? The post Mini Episode: “They Become One Flesh” appeared first on Jewish Public Media.

Duration: 00:09:05


The Common Problems Episode

2/3/2016
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We interview Leah Vincent about modesty, talk about common bedroom problems, and answer a listener question about navigating a partner's sexual interests. The post The Common Problems Episode appeared first on Jewish Public Media.

Duration: 01:16:13


Mini Episode: How to Conceive a Baby Boy

11/3/2015
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The post Mini Episode: How to Conceive a Baby Boy appeared first on Jewish Public Media.

Duration: 00:10:57

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