Joy of Text: Mini Text Episode – Jealousy (Num. 5:11-14)

Joy of Text: Mini Text Episode – Jealousy (Num. 5:11-14)


Season 3 Episode 4: Mini Text Episode – Jealousy (Num. 5:11-14)

The passage from the Torah describing Sota (Num. 5:11-14) – a woman suspected of adultery – elicits a brief but wide-ranging discussion about the gendered nature of jealousy, home DNA tests, and the surprising reason some Orthodox communities forbid sperm donation. Listen here.

The Joy of Text is a monthly podcast about Judaism, sexuality, and the intersection of the two. Co-hosted by Rabbi Dov Linzer and Dr. Bat Sheva Marcus and moderated and produced by Rebecca Honig Friedman, this podcast features in-depth conversations by rabbinic and medical experts about subjects that you’ll almost never hear discussed anywhere else, even online. Each episode also includes answers to questions from listeners like you (see the link below to submit your own question).

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