- Shmuel Reichman
- Duration: 11 min
True Marriage: Peering Beneath the Surface (Parshas Ki Seitzei)
- 20 min 27 sec
Parshas Ki Seitzei begins with the discussion of eishes yifas to'ar (Devarim 20:10), the enigmatic halacha which allows the marriage between a Jewish soldier and a captive woman of war. The Torah then discusses the topic of the "hated wife" (Devarim 21:15). Finally, the Torah discusses the case of a ben sorer u'moreh, the rebellious son (Devarim 21:18). What is the deeper meaning behind this progression and what is the connection between these three topics?