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Nedarim 74: Yibum and Revoking Vows

A new mishnah: A woman waiting for yibum – can the yavam revoke this woman’s vows? Which leads to the question of where the man gets the authority to revoke the vows. And the return of “ma’amar.” Plus, the obligation of the yavam to the yevamah.

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Anne and Yardaena

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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