Traditional Jewish Sexual Practices and Their Possible Impact on Jewish Fertility and Demography*

  title={Traditional Jewish Sexual Practices and Their Possible Impact on Jewish Fertility and Demography*},
  author={Evyatar Marienberg},
  journal={Harvard Theological Review},
  pages={243 - 286}
Many religious traditions attempt to regulate the sexual practices of their members. Generally, their main tool for doing so is prescribing with whom one may or may not have intimate relations. Forbidden partners might include, for example, members of the same sex, relatives, or people of other religious and ethnic groups. Additional methods for defining how and when intimate relations are permissible are also not unheard of. For example, sexual relations using certain positions or occurring on… 
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