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Rabbi OKs Spy Sex

No word on whether it’s really, really hot

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Today in Rabbis Say the Darndest Things, Ari Schvat ruled that female Mossad agents may engage in “honey-pot sex”—I had never heard the phrase before either—as part of their missions. Which is to say, they can sleep with men as part of their espionage. Among other things, Schvat cited Biblical precedent: Esther slept with the Persian king to save the Jews (though weren’t they married anyway?), and apparently Yael slept with the enemy of her husband in order to tire him out so that his head could be more easily chopped off (Book of Judges, yo).

If said Mossad agent is married, Schvat said, then it would be ideal for her to be divorced and then remarried following a job well done. “Naturally, a job of that sort could be given to a woman who in any event is licentious in her ways,” he added. Er, yes, naturally.

No word on whether men are allowed to sleep with women for the same reason. I think we can guess, however, that the injunction against a man sleeping with another man would still apply, even if it was for the good of the Jewish state.

Israeli Rabbi: Honey-Pot Sex Is Kosher for Female Mossad Agents [Haaretz]

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CVBruce says:

Hmm… So is it ok for men to have sex with jewish women as part of their spy jobs? What about married jewish women, non-jewish women, other men?

Life is so much fun on the slippery slope

Norman says:

This story is useless without pictures…

Adam Neira says:

Using sex to get information or power in an espionage operation should remain only in James Bond movies. The various spy agencies should move on. Honey traps prey on the very powerful primordial energy of a target. Righteous people are able to avoid such entanglements. Like the spy versus spy comic strip all the various agencies like Mossad, CIA, MI5, ASIO, DGSE, etc. watch each other and play their little games. At the end of the day they should all realise that G-d is the ultimate watcher. He keeps a tab on the merit and demerit points of all the nations and their agencies around the world. The win-lose paradigm of international affairs must be transcended.

MHGanz says:

The term “honey pot was used by Spielberg in his anti Schindler movie “Munich.”

I’ve said that least 1053293 times. The problem this like that is they are just too compilcated for the average bird, if you know what I mean

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