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Tractate Yevamot

Yevamot, along with Eruvin and Niddah, is considered one of the three most difficult tractates in the Babylonian Talmud. A Hebrew mnemonic for the three is עני (ani, meaning “poverty”). Also discussed is the laws of agunah woman who cannot receive a get from the husbands. It is the history of the agunah and the rabbinic attempt to address this issue from multiple halachic angles.

What you will learn

In this insightful online course lesson, we delve into the fascinating realm of Yevamot, a tractate of the Talmud that focuses on the intricate laws of Levirate marriage within Jewish tradition. Yevamot, a key text in Rabbinic literature, explores the practices and principles governing situations where a man dies childless, leaving his widow in a unique marital status.

What you will learn
Rabbi Mintz

Rabbi Mintz is a prominent spiritual leader and community architect, serving as the founding rabbi of Kehilat Rayim Ahuvim, a thriving Modern Orthodox community established on the dynamic Upper West Side of Manhattan in 2004. His visionary leadership has cultivated a vibrant and inclusive environment, attracting individuals from diverse backgrounds to engage in a meaningful exploration of their faith.

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