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Yevamot 32:Once Forbidden Always Forbidden

If a brother did ma’amar with his brother’s yibum, and then divorced that Levirate betrothed, leaves the possibility of yibum for the third brother, with the co-wife. But the woman who had ma’mar and then a get is in a complicated position. (And corresponding other cases). Plus a new mishnah, with another case (well, set if cases) – and bumping up against the claim that the mishnah isn’t supposed to be changed. Also, the difference of approach between R. Yosei and R. Shimon, on eisher ach vs achot ishto. Which boils down to one prohibition following another prohibition, and the question is which wins, or does one?

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Anne Gordon is the deputy editor of Ops & Blogs at The Times of Israel. She is a veteran educator, having taught in high school and post-high school institutions in Israel and America for several decades. Yardaena Osband is a pediatrician and teaches in her community and online. They both hail from Boston, proud alumna of Maimonides School, where they first learned Gemara. Talking Talmud is their conversation (via podcast) on the daf yomi. They say: "Learning the daf? We have something for you to think about. Not learning the daf? We have something for you to think about! (Along with a taste of the daf...) Join the conversation with us!"
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