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orthodox jews and sexuality
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Puritanical views of sex are generally associated with fundamentalist and even mainstream xianity.  Judaism is often excluded from that association.  Well, it ought not be.  NYTimes piece on orthodox jews and how they keep their women ignorant and scared.

About sexuality, their minds have been kept free of information and infused with fear. “They have zero — zero — connection to pleasure,” Marcus said. “And there’s no vocabulary to start with them. We have an intake form to fill out, and they get to ‘orgasm’ and go to the receptionist and ask, ‘What is this?'?” When Marcus begins to explore whether they’ve ever been aroused, they have no understanding of the concept.

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