Masturbation and Halachah. Judaism, Jewish law, Kabbalah, Talmud, Kitzur Shulchan Aruch views on this prohibited behavior. Difference between men and women. Interestingly, the measures to help one avoid and remedies for one who slipped are among the most beautiful practices a Jewish man can undertake. Need to discuss this with young people. Implications for one who is bathing in a public place.