About this Text
Tractate Kallah (“Bride”) is one of the minor tractates, or works written in the style of the Mishnah on topics for which there is no specific tractate in the Mishnah or Talmud. Compiled in the eighth century, it mostly consists of edited material from the Babylonian Talmud. It discusses marriage, intercourse, and chastity, discouraging male mastrubation and other sexual behaviors.
Composed: c.100 BCE - c.900 CE