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Book Review: Eros, Eroussin ve-Issurim (Eros, Marriage and Prohibitions, Sexuality and the Family in History)

Author(s): Florence Heymann

Journal: Bulletin du Centre de Recherche Français de Jérusalem
ISSN 2075-5287

Issue: 5;
Start page: 105;
Date: 2008;
Original page

This collection of articles all deal with the history of the Jewish family from the seventh century BCE up to the end of the nineteenth century. The family is a virtually universal institution found in apparently all types of cultures. Currently there is much debate on changes in the structure of the family, cohabitation, single parent families, blended families, etc. Assisted reproduction, the outcome of advances in science and technology, has prompted the invention of new modes of defining ...
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