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Yevamot 65

In today’s page of Talmud, on women and sexual conquests

May 11, 2022

Today’s page of Talmud, Yevamot 65, makes a controversial claim: Because conquest is not in the nature of a woman, the commandment to be fruitful and multiply applies exclusively to men. Writer, podcaster, and mother of six Jordana Horn joins us to try and make sense of this baffling argument, and offer her take on the Bible’s first--and, arguably, most important, mitzvah. What does this rabbinical riff teach us about the nature of male sexuality? Listen and find out.

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