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Condoms in Halacha

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Rabbi Gideon Weitzman

5 Av 5765
Question
What is the jewish perspective on use of the condoms?
Answer
Shalom, The Torah prohibits wasting seed, this means ejaculating not into the vagina. Therefore condoms are forbidden as the ejaculation is into the condom itself. I add that the Torah does NOT allow any sexual contact outside marriage and therefore the use of any contraception is only within the sanctity of marriage. Kol Tuv
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