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There is a machlokes between Maimonides and Nachmanides regarding whether the issur of לא תקרבו לגלות ערוה (one should not come close to violating forbidden relationships) is a Torah prohibition or just rabbinic. Both agree that it is certainly assur. This prohibition would include all forbidden relationships including HS. Furthermore, there is a ...


Homosexual intercourse is one of the forbidden relationships - Arayot - that is biblically prohibited. Whilst the Rambam does not specifically target homosexuality he says that any form of sensual affection shown towards one of the Arayot (this would include another man or a woman married to someone else) is אסור and is being עובר a לאו. רמב"ם איסורי ...

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