Audio by Rabbi Avrohom Zucker

A father has authority over his daughter in respect of her betrothal [whether it was effected] By money, deed or intercourse; He is entitled to anything she finds and to her handiwork; [He has the right] of annulling her vows and he receives her bill of divorce; but he has no usufruct during her lifetime. When she marries, the husband surpasses him [in his rights] in that he has usufruct during her lifetime, but he is also under the obligation of maintaining and ransoming her and to provide for her burial. R. Judah ruled: even the poorest man in Israel must provide no less than two flutes and one lamenting woman.

 כתובות 4.4
האב זכאי בבתו בקידושיה בכסף, ובשטר, ובביאה; וזכאי במציאתה, ובמעשה ידיה, ובהפר נדריה; ומקבל את גיטה, ואינו אוכל פירות בחייה׃ נישאת-- יתר עליו הבעל, שהוא אוכל פירות בחייה, וחייב במזונותיה, ובפורקנה, ובקבורתה׃ רבי יהודה אומר, אפילו עני שבישראל, לא יפחות משני חלילים ומקוננת

She remains under the authority of her father until she enters under the authority of her husband [by going into the bridal Chamber] at marriage. If her father delivered her to the agents of the husband she passes under the authority of her husband. If her father went with her husband`s agents or if the father`s agents went with the husband`s agents she remains under the authority of her father. If her father`s agents delivered her to her husband`s agents she passes under the authority of her husband.

 כתובות 4.5
לעולם היא ברשות האב, עד שתיכנס לחופה; מסרה האב לשלוחי הבעל, הרי היא ברשות הבעל׃ הלכו שלוחי האב עם שלוחי הבעל, הרי היא ברשות האב; מסרו שלוחי האב לשלוחי הבעל, הרי היא ברשות הבעל

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