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Sunday, February 17 • 1:40pm - 2:40pm
Physical Love & Emotional Intimacy: Lessons from the Laws of Niddah ('Family Purity')

Romantic relationships involve an often-tricky and sometimes-contentious balancing act between expressing love in physical and emotional ways.  Drawing on the laws of niddah (family purity/sexual separation), we will discuss how different expressions of affection can impact relationships, and how sexual restraint can sometimes have a strong long-term positive effect.Le

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William Friedman

William Friedman is a doctoral candidate in ancient Judaism at Harvard University. He received rabbinic ordination from Rabbi Daniel Landes and has studied and taught in a variety of institutions and settings, including The Conservative Yeshiva, Pardes, YCT, JTS, AJR, and Hebrew... Read More →

Sunday February 17, 2013 1:40pm - 2:40pm
Illinois Room C Floor 3 North