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Difference between זונה and קדשה

We've seen that the Torah uses the two words as "prostitute/harlot" in several places, for example in Yehudah and Tamar: "וַיִּרְאֶהָ יְהוּדָה וַיַּחְשְׁבֶהָ לְזוֹנָה כִּי כִסְּתָה פָּנֶיהָ" "...
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How far do we take the principle of “so that the daughters of Israel not be promiscuous toward immorality”?

The Gemara (Sanhedrin 75a) discusses a case of a man who became so lovesick for a woman that he fell deathly ill. The Chachamim said it would be better to let him die than to be intimate with her, and ...
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Is there a principle as “so that the sons of Israel not be promiscuous toward immorality”?

The Gemara (Sanhedrin 75a) discusses a case of a man who became so lovesick for a woman that he fell deathly ill. The Chachamim said it would be better to let him die than to be intimate with her, and ...
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If a jewish man “marries” a non-jewish woman in a goyish court, can zealots attack him? [closed]

The Rambam in the Laws of Forbidden Relations (12:1) writes: כל הבועל גויה, בין דרך חתנות בין דרך זנות--אם בעלה בפרהסיה, והוא שיבעול לעיני עשרה מישראל או יתר--אם פגעו בו קנאין והרגוהו, הרי אלו ...
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How could Kayin have married his sister, if it was prohibited?

The Rambam writes in Melachim uMilchamot (Ch. 9) that six different mitzvot were given to Adam. One of these mitzvot is the prohibition of incest and adultery. The Gemara (Sanhedrin 38b) says that ...
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Would a daughter be permitted to cohabitate with her father (after מתן תורה) in order to “save the world”?

Beraishis 19:31 -- בראשית יט:לא ותאמר הבכירה אל־הצעירה אבינו זקן ואיש אין בארץ לבוא עלינו כדרך כל־הארץ And the older one said to the younger, “Our father is old, and there is not a man on earth to ...