Audio by Dr. Michael Sokolow
If a levir participated in halizah with his deceased brother`s wife he
is regarded as one of the other brothers in respect of inheritance. If,
however, the father was living, the estate belongs to the father.
He who marries his deceased brother`s wife gains possession of his brother`s estate. R. Judah said: in either case, if the father was living the estate belongs to the father.
If a levir participated in halizah with his deceased brother`s wife he is forbidden to marry her relatives and she is forbidden to marry his relatives: He is forbidden to marry her mother, Her mother`s mother and her father s mother; Her daughter, Her daughter`s daughter and her son`s daughter; and also her sister while she is alive. The other brothers, however, are permitted. She is forbidden to marry his father and his father`s father; his son and his son`s son; his brother and his brother`s son. A man is permitted to marry the relative of the rival of his haluzah but is forbidden to marry the rival of the relative of his haluzah.
החולץ ליבמתו, הרי הוא כאחד מן האחים בנחלה; אם יש שם אב, הנכסים של אב׃ הכונס את יבמתו, זכה בנכסי אחיו׃ רבי יהודה אומר, בין כך ובין כך-- אם יש שם אב, הנכסים של אב׃
החולץ ליבמתו-- הוא אסור בקרובותיה, והיא אסורה בקרוביו׃ הוא אסור באימה, ובאם אימה, ובאם אביה, בבתה, ובבת בתה, ובבת בנה, ובאחותה בזמן שהיא קיימת; והאחים מותרים׃ והיא אסורה באביו, ובאבי אביו, בבנו, ובבן בנו, באחיו, ובבן אחיו׃ מותר אדם בקרובת צרת חלוצתו, ואסור בצרת קרובת חלוצתו
|Where he participated in a halizah with his deceased brother`s wife, and his brother married her sister and died, the widow must perform halizah but may not be taken in Levirate marriage. Similarly where a man divorced his wife and his brother married her sister and died the widow is exempt.||
החולץ ליבמתו, ונשא אחיו את אחותה, ומת-- חולצת, ולא מתייבמת׃ וכן המגרש את אשתו, ונשא אחיו את אחותה, ומת-- הרי זו פטורה
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