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|In desperate pursuit of motherhood: Another perspective on the Sotah|
The sotah (suspected adulteress) is a topic of much discussion in the Torah and Talmud. The basic level of the discussion is the process by which a jealous husband and the kohanim (priests) deal with a wife suspected of violating the sanctity of marriage by infidelity. Through examining the Torah and Talmud texts, we wish to present an additional perspective on this difficult topic. Our suggested approach reveals the empathy and compassion of the A-lmighty and the Torah for a woman in desperate pursuit to have a child.