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Re: Could Yitzchak have married Rivkah when she was three?

November 05, 2018 07:55AM
It is clear from both psukim and mefarshim that Rivka is responsible and capable of making independent decisions. The same Rashi that says she is three says we learn from Rivka that marriage requires a woman's consent. Whatever Rivka's age, Rashi and Chazal cannot properly be used to justify pedophilia, which is a vile exploitation of a child's inability to consent.

I do not claim to understand how a three year old can consent, but that is irrelevant. I also don't understand how a three year old takes care of camels in a public place. Either Rivka is older or she is a three year old but mature beyond anything in my own experience. Either way charges of pedophilia are baseless.



Edited 1 time(s). Last edit at 11/06/2018 12:03PM by mlb.
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