- Husband caused the prohibition, and he also removes it? No, because she is still forbidden to marry his son from the previous marriage or his father.
- A widow is forbidden to the Chief Priest, so she must be allowed to marry everyone else? No, perhaps she would still be transgressing a positive commandment.
- When Jewish soldiers went to war, “And whichever man betrothed a wife and did not yet take her, let him return, lest he dies in battle and another man takes her” - is a valid proof.
Wednesday, October 22, 2008
Kiddushin 14 - Why The Death of the Husband Sets the Wife Free
A married woman acquires herself back through death of her husband. Why?