Sunday, August 29, 2021

On Deuteronomy's beautiful captive woman

DR. RABBI DAVID RESNICK: The Captive Woman at the Intersection of War and Family Laws (
Deuteronomy’s law of the beautiful captive woman protects the non-Israelite woman taken in war from rape and from being re-enslaved after marriage. At the same time, it discourages the man from marrying her, in order to preserve the interests of the Israelite family.

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