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Gittin 81: Rumors

A mishnah: A man writes a bill of divorce for his wife and then changes his mind – to what extent does that initial writing have impact in her availability to a kohen, say, in the event that he then died, and she wanted to remarry as a widow. Plus, the narrative of such a case… Also, another mishnah: Does a couple that is getting divorced need a second get if they stayed together in an inn? Plus, a hierarchy of authority with R. Yochanan. And a third mishnah: A bald get, with signatures that are not visible because of the folds of the get.

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