Rav Hisda’s Seduction Advice to His Daughters (Tractate Shabbat 140B)

11.15.2018 - By The Joy of Text - Jewish Public Media

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In what could be the first parent-child sex talk on record, Rav Hisda gives his daughters advice about how to increase their husband’s desire during sex. Or is it the benefits of being modest? We discuss the different interpretations of this cryptic text and the continued relevance of its lessons.

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