Welcome to a new series where we ask the question: how do people from different religions have sex? This series is based on the official teachings of the religion, not what individuals might choose to do. At all. As in, no hand-holding, no hugging, nothing. At an Orthodox wedding men and women are separated and do not dance together. Both the man and the woman are expected to have sex for the first time on their wedding day.
Do Orthodox Jews Have Marital Relations Through a Hole in a Sheet?
Your Name required. Your Email required. Your Message. There is a misconception that Orthodox Judaism calls for a repressive, ascetic life and that sex between a married couple is only meant for procreation.
Oprah Winfrey talks sex with hasidic women
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A lesson in kosher sex: Media mogul Oprah Winfrey recently met with two Jewish families in order to learn more about the lifestyle and culture of Hasidic Jews in Brooklyn. The show aims to shed light on some of the more private aspects of Hasidic Jews' way of life and will feature religious women from Brooklyn discussing life, marriage and motherhood. Shterna Ginsberg, 38, one of the women featured in the show, cynically addressed the infamous "hole In the sheet" myth, saying "that was how the more lenient Jews had sex, while the stricter Jews had sex through fax and email. Tovi, 40, explained to Winfrey the concept behind the halachic law stating men and women cannot touch each other during the two weeks surrounding a women's period.