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Your assumption is based upon an opinion in Talmud which is not the standard accepted opinion. The Rambam and Shulchan Aruch codified the opinion of Rabi Shimon bar Yochai found in maseches Avoda Zara 36b stating that marriage to any nonjew is biblical, it was casual promiscuity I.e. znus which the beis din of Chashmonaim enacted their nashga/nashgaz ...


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It's difficult to our modern ears, but originally Judaism allowed a man to have multiple wives, whereas a woman could only have one husband. (The ban on polygamy didn't happen until about a thousand years ago in Ashkenazic lands.) Therefore, in theory as a man could sneak away from his wife and marry another woman, we can't define "adultery" in the same ...



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