Birkat Eirusin: A Blessing for Holy Sexuality

By Ayelet S. Cohen

Josh Rolnick, The Sh'ma Institute, June 2010

Rabbi Cohen describes the thinking behind her birkat eirusin, a blessing of sexual exclusivity which is not specific to the genders of the partners involved.

Topic: Ritual, Gender, Homosexuality, Feminism, Renewal and Renaissance, LGBT Issues, Marriage, GLBT Issues, Sexuality

Name of Publication: Sh'ma: A Journal of Jewish Ideas

Editor: Berrin, Susan

Volume/Issue: Vol.40/no.671

Page Number(s): 14

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Genre: Article

Coverage: United States

Language: English

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Bibliographic Information:
Cohen, Ayelet S. Birkat Eirusin: A Blessing for Holy Sexuality. Sh'ma: A Journal of Jewish Ideas. Josh Rolnick, The Sh'ma Institute. June 2010: 14. http://www.bjpa.org/Publications/details.cfm?PublicationID=6588


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