If a man dies childless, the Torah commands the deceased’s brother to marry his brother’s widow in a ceremony known as yibum, or to perform a special form of divorce ceremony with her known as chalitzah.
Dovid turned to the other people sitting at his table. "I'm revoking my hefker of the Chumash," he announced. "I want to keep it."
Ever Vigilant ‘When Unworthy, One’s Number Of Years Is Reduced’ (Yevamos 50a)
What if, at the moment of the late brother’s death, the surviving brother cannot effect yibum because the widow is a niddah?
Where Frequency Matters ‘We Forbid Haircutting And Laundering’ (Yevamos 43b)
"That's what I thought, so I returned the money to Aharon," said Reuven. "But this morning, Shimon, who owes me $70, told me he left $70 for me under the table last week! Now I don't know whether the $70 was connected to the note, and was Aharon's for the purchase of sefarim, or was repayment to me from Shimon, unrelated to the note."
Defenders of “The Shidduch System” cite that Yitzchak loved Rivka after they got married, not before
The Torah lists twenty-one close relatives a man may not marry.
On Tuesday, Mr. Ross picked up the bris kit. While driving home, he was stopped by armed thugs. They forced him out of the car and drove off with the bris kit inside.
Informing The Decision ‘Found To Be With Child’ (Yevamos 35b)
It is a reprehensible approach for a proud Jew anywhere in the world to avoid using Israeli produce.
In the same way as a married woman is precluded from marrying another man without a get, so too is this widow prohibited from marrying another man without chalitzah.
The Ban Of The Communities ‘Impaired Chalitzah’ (Yevamos 26b)
“ ‘We're almost out of stamps,’ I said. ‘I'll be happy to run over to the post office and pick up a supply.’ ”
Law-Abiding Citizen ‘That Which Is Crooked Cannot Be Made Straight…’ (Yevamos 22a-b)
Noach felt a tug, and then heard a rip. His jacket had been caught on the nail, and the beautiful suit had a tear.
Myth #1: It is easy to be a B'nai Noach. It is extraordinarily hard to be a B'nai Noach.
Shimon started adjusting the branches on the roof. In doing so, a branch fell off the other side of the car and hit the side-view mirror, cracking it.
Should we sit in the sukkah on a day that may be the eighth day when we are not commanded to sit in the sukkah at all?
For Appearance’s Sake ‘Shammai Did Not Follow Their Own Ruling’ (Yevamos 13b 14a)
Some seforim on a nearby bookcase toppled over and knocked the esrog out of Lev's hand. It fell to the ground and a piece broke off.
Being Overly Burdensome My Sabbaths Shall You Observe’ (Yevamos 6a)
We are told that after returning home from Ne’ilah and breaking our fast, the first activity we should engage in is building a sukkah.
A Miraculous Visual Treat ‘They Lifted It Up To Show…’ (Chagiga 26b)
Mr. Fisher contacted Rabbi Dayan. "Am I allowed to use money of ma'aser kesafim to pay the shul for an aliyah that I bought?" he asked.