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Intimacy -- Sharing

The orthodox Jews are very strict concerning physical contact of women and men: a woman is not allowed to touch any other man except her husband (even not to shake hands with an acquaintance); and during her menstruation she is not allowed to have a physical contact even with him.


Yet, my impression is that Ultra-Orthodox children have more physical contact with each other than other children in Israel.


I assume one can explain it in different ways.

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Taken on September 17, 2018