Introducing the tractate of Ketubot, including the question of defining virginity. And diving right in to the first mishnah – what day of the week is reserved for virgins to marry, as compared to widows? What if there are interferences to this schedule? From the bride’s niddah status to the groom’s illness to the bride’s illness – at what point does his obligation to support her (as per the terms of the wedding) kick in? When an unavoidable circumstance takes place, maybe he is obligated – but also, how unavoidable unpredictable does the interference need to be?
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