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Yevamot 40:Inheritance Rules A Key Element of Yibum

First, a timely comment on chametz on the altar, and matzah too, for that matter, for an episode release after the first day of Pesach (as that day’s daf). Also, what is the goal of yibum, what is accomplished? Plus the implications for inheritance. Also, how doing chalitzah has impact on other potential relationships, prohibiting some relatives of each to the other.

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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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