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Homosexuality is prohibited and is punishable by "karet"(severance).<REF>{{NoSource}}</REF>
 
Homosexuality is prohibited and is punishable by "karet"(severance).<REF>{{NoSource}}</REF>
 
==The prohibition of homosexuality==
 
==The prohibition of homosexuality==

Revision as of 20:27, 2 May 2013

Until legitimate sources have been added for each halacha, please note that the halacha's without sources on this page may be questionable. Homosexuality is prohibited and is punishable by "karet"(severance).[1]

The prohibition of homosexuality

  1. A man may not lie sexually with another man. The punishment for doing so is karet and HaShem considers the act to be a "to'eva"( perversion).[2]
  2. Sexual contact with another man is forbidden through the prohibition of arousing sexual thoughts. [3]
  3. If one notices a desire for homosexuality(or any forbidden activity), they must recognize and acknowledge it. [4]
  4. As with any other desire for a forbidden activity, one must take precautions to protect themselves from committing a forbidden act, especially one deserving of karet.[5]

Sources

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  2. Vayikra 18:22, Keritot 2a
  3. Nidah 13b
  4. EVERY HALACHA ON HALACHIPEDIA STRICTLY REQUIRES A SOURCE. PLEASE ADD SOURCE HERE, OTHERWISE THIS HALACHA WILL BE REMOVED.
  5. EVERY HALACHA ON HALACHIPEDIA STRICTLY REQUIRES A SOURCE. PLEASE ADD SOURCE HERE, OTHERWISE THIS HALACHA WILL BE REMOVED.