Yom Rivii, 21 Tammuz 5779
Wednesday, 24 July 2019
Jewish Marriage

by Rabbi David Goldberg

Marriage has always been highly valued in Jewish tradition. To marry was deemed an obligation, and celibacy, as practised by such minority sects as the Essenes, has never been favoured by mainstream Judaism. The priests of old usually married, as did the rabbis who succeeded them in ministering to the people. Read more