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The Gemara is not saying that the Korban is to atone for the words spoken during childbirth. It is to atone for reneging on what was sworn then. The concept of ignoring what was said during a time of distress is that complaints which would otherwise be inappropriate can be understood as coming from pain. This wasn't meant to apply to promises and swearing. A ...


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The story is from Avot deRabi Natan. Rabbi Shimon ben Yochai visited someone who was in severe pain and cursed out God because of it. The conclusion of the story is that the best thing for the visitor to do is be a good listener, not show up to lecture the sufferer about faith. So if I see someone now cursing out God because of the pain, it's not my place ...


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There is 100%, crystal-clear, absolute precedent in Jewish law for birth control if pregnancy would endanger the mother. Talmud, Ketubot 39a: תני רב ביבי קמיה דרב נחמן שלש נשים משמשות במוך אלו הן קטנה ומעוברת ומניקה קטנה שמא תתעבר ותמות מעוברת שמא תעשה עוברה סנדל מניקה שמא תגמול את בנה Rabbi Bibi taught before Rav Nachman: three women ...


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all humans must also die because of Adam and Chava. this is not a punishment but a consequence. If a couple has a venereal disease and the child also contracts it, he is not being punished but rather paying the consequences of his parents actions. when chava was punished, her physical and spiritual makeup changed and she transfered this to her offspring ...


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Rabbi Sorotzkin and others point out that the entire incident occured before the first Shabbos. Thus, this was part of the time of creation. That is "free will" was created and instituted then. Adam had free will to choose to obey or disobey Hashem and the usage of free will at this time established the nature of mankind for the future. Had Adam and Chava ...



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