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Terms of Taboo: What Is the Moral Basis for the Sexual Prohibitions?

Leviticus 18 and 20 condemn sexual sins using several harsh terms; toevah, zimmah, chesed, tevel. Do these terms have specific meanings and what do they tell us about the Torah’s reason for forbidding incest?


Yitzhaq Feder



Male Homosexual Intercourse Is Prohibited – In One Part of the Torah

A polyphonic approach to reading the Torah

Prof. Rabbi

David Frankel



What Does Deuteronomy Say about Homosexuality?

Deuteronomy 23: “Let there be no kadesh among the sons of Israel. You shall not bring the fee of a harlot or the pay of a kelev (dog?) into the house of YHWH.”

Dr. Hacham

Isaac S. D. Sassoon



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