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Nedarim 71: 100 Betrothals

A woman who takes a vow while betrothed, divorces that same day, gets betrothed to another that same day – the father can revoke her vow and the second (or last in this kind of chain) can revoke it. That is, she is always under her father’s auspices, as a young woman, or under her husband’s, but she hasn’t aged into her own authority. Plus, the verses that explain the bottom lines of these cases. Also, a dispute between Beit Hillel and Beit Shammai regarding the nature of revoking the woman’s vow.

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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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