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YEVAMOS 17 & 18 - these Dafim have been sponsored by Joseph Goldberg, of
Zichron Yakov, Israel.
1) [line 2] ZIKAH BI'CHEDI LO PAK'AH - Zikah does not become removed without
Chalitzah or Yibum
2) [line 36] MI'ANAH (MI'UN)
(a) The Torah gives a father the right to marry off his daughter at any age
before she is twelve years old.
(b) If she was divorced or widowed or her father died without marrying her
off, the Chachamim gave the girl's mother and/or oldest brother the right to
marry her off. In these cases the marriage is only mid'Rabanan and she must
be at least ten years old, or at least six years old if she has an
understanding of the concept of marriage.
(c) According to the RAMBAM and the RA'AVAD, in the above circumstances, the
Chachamim also gave *her* the right to get married by herself. This marriage
is also mid'Rabanan. According to the Rambam, she must be at least ten years
old, or at least six years old if she has an understanding of the concept of
marriage. According to the Ra'avad, however, her Kidushin is valid even if
she has enough sense to guard the object given to her for her Kidushin (and
she realizes that it was given to her for Kidushin).(d) In the instances of
marriage mid'Rabanan, before she reaches Halachic puberty and becomes a
Na'arah (through the growth of two pubic hairs), she has the option of
annulling the marriage through a procedure known as Mi'un (refusal). She says
before two witnesses, "I do not want him," and the marriage is annulled
retroactively. There is no need for her to receive a Get (a bill of divorce).
A girl who is married off by her father cannot annul the marriage through
Mi'un. (RAMBAM Hilchos Ishus 4:7-8)
3) [line 11] ATUN HACHI MASNISU - you learn the saying (of Rav Yehudah) like
this (with no mention of Shmuel)