Wednesday, July 14, 2010

Mitzvah #190 - Mother's sister

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

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

This includes a mother's half sisters.

Applies to everybody, everywhere, always

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

Source: The Chafetz-Chaim's Sefer haMitzvot haKatzar; Prohibition 130

- Danny
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