Audio by Dr. Michael Sokolow

Beth Shammai permit the rival wives [of a deceased brother to be married] to the [sur viving] brothers; but Beth Hillel forbid them. If they have performed halizah, Beth Shammai pronounce them unfit to [marry into] the priesthood, but Beth Hillel pronounced them fit. If they have married their brother-in-law, Beth Shammai pronounce them fit, and Beth Hillel pronounced them unfit [to marry into the priesthood] and although these pronounced unfit those whom the others pronounced fit, Beth Shammai did not shrink from marrying women from [the daughters of] the school of Hillel. Nor the school of Hillel from marrying women from [the daughters of] the school of Shammai. And in the case of all matters of purity and impurity in respect to which these used to pronounce clean what the others pronounced unclean, they did not shrink from preparing foods requiring a condition of purity each by means of [the vessels of] the other.

עדייות 4.8
בית שמאי מתירין את הצרות לאחים, ובית הלל אוסרין׃ חלצו-- בית שמאי פוסלין מן הכהונה, ובית הלל מכשירין׃ נתייבמו-- בית שמאי מכשירין, ובית הלל פוסלין׃ אף על פי שאלו פוסלין, ואלו מכשירין, לא נמנעו בית שמאי מלישא נשים מבית הלל, ולא בית הלל מבית שמאי׃ וכל הטהרות והטומאות שהיו אלו מטהרין ואלו מטמאין, לא נמנעו עושין טהרות אלו על גב אלו.

[In the case of] three brothers, of whom two were married to two sisters and one was unmarried, if one of the husbands of the sisters died and the unmarried one betrothed her, and after wards his other brother died, Beth Shammai say: his wife remains with him, and the other [widow] is released on the grounds of [the Law of] the wife`s sister. But Beth Hillel say: He should put away his wife with a bill of divorcement and halizah, and the wife of his brother [He should put away] with halizah. This it is of which they have said: woe to him because of his wife, and woe to him because of his brother`s wife!

עדייות 4.9
שלושה אחים, שניים מהן נשואים לשתי אחיות ואחד מפנה-- מת אחד מבעלי אחיות, ועשה בה מפנה מאמר, ואחר כך מת אחיו השני-- בית שמאי אומרין, אשתו עימו, והלז תצא משום אחות אישה; ובית הלל אומרין, מוציא את אשתו בגט וחליצה, ואשת אחיו בחליצה׃ זו היא שאמרו, אי לו על אשתו, ואי לו על אשת אחיו

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