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Ketubot 43: Halakhic Estate Planning

R. Avina asks R. Sheshet about the case where a girl’s brothers provide for her from the father’s estate. Since her father would have gotten her earnings, maybe the brothers should as well… But that’s not so clear. Plus, does a man care more for his daughter or his wife, in the precarious circumstances after his death? Also, when the woman has been injured physically in the event if rape…. Plus, to what degree can the sons stand in for their father, with regard to their sister? Plus, a new mishnah.

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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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