Monday, July 12, 2010

Mitzvah #188 - Father's sister

It is forbidden to marry one's father's sister.

One who has relations with his father's sister gets punished with Karet.

This includes a father's half sisters.

Applies to everybody, everywhere, always

Verse: "...father's sister you may not..." (Vayikra 18:12)

Source: The Chafetz-Chaim's Sefer haMitzvot haKatzar; Prohibition 129

- Danny
Monday, Rosh Chodesh Av 5770

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