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KESUVOS 11-14 - have been anonymously dedicated by a unique Ohev Torah and
Marbitz Torah living in Ramat Beit Shemesh, Israel.
1) [line 1] IYN, MINAI - yes, [she is pregnant] from me
2) [line 6] V'AT LO SA'AVID HACHI - and you should not actually rule like
3) [line 13] ALMANAS ISAH - the widow of a person who is of questionable
lineage. The Gemara discusses the exact case to which this refers
4) [line 26] ALIM LEI BARI - a claim that is said with certainty is
considered very strong
5) [last line] AVDEI MELACHIM - very rich and powerful slaves of kings (such
as Shlomo ha'Melech -- Yevamos 16b), who married Jewish women (according to
the opinion that the offspring of a slave and a Jewish woman is a Mamzer)
6) [line 4] SHE'NITMA BAH - that was mixed in to her [family tree]
7) [line 4] CHALAL
(a) The Torah commands a Kohen Gadol not to marry a widow, divorcee,
prostitute ("Zonah" -- see Background to Yevamos 59:8) or Chalalah (Vayikra
21:14). A regular Kohen is permitted to marry a widow, but not any of the
other women listed above. The child from one of the above-mentioned unions is
invalidated from the Kehunah, and is called a "Chalal." The Rabanan also
prohibited all Kohanim from marrying a Chalutzah, and made the children of a
Kohen from a Chalutzah Chalalim mid'Rabanan.
(b) A Chalal may not serve in the Beis ha'Mikdash, and according to some
sources he is Chayav Misah b'Yedei Shamayim if he does (MINCHAS CHINUCH
275:5). A Chalal does not eat Terumah or the Kodshim reserved for Kohanim
(Terumos 8:1), and is not restricted with regard to the women that he is
allowed to marry. Chalalim are not prohibited from coming into contact with
corpses. Chalalim are not considered Kohanim with regard to the other
privileges and restrictions pertaining to Kohanim, as well.
(c) A widow, divorcee or prostitute that has relations with a Kohen Gadol,
and a divorcee or prostitute who has relations with a regular Kohen, becomes
a "Chalalah." Female children born through such a union are also Chalalos.
Also, any Jewish woman who has relations with a Chalal becomes a Chalalah
(even though she is permitted to have relations with him).
(d) A Chalalah is prohibited to marry a Kohen. If she does marry (and have
relations with) a Kohen, the Chalalah and the Kohen are punished with Malkos.
A Chalalah may not eat Terumah. Although a Jewish woman who has living
children from a Kohen normally eats Terumah, if she becomes a Chalalah she
may no longer eat Terumah. Similarly, although the daughter of a Kohen
normally eats Terumah until she becomes married to a non-Kohen, if she
becomes a Chalalah she may no longer eat Terumah (Yevamos 69a).
(e) There is a Mitzvas Aseh for a Kohen Gadol to marry a Besulah (Vayikra
21:13). If he transgresses this Aseh and marries a Be'ulah (who is not an
Almanah), the Tana'im argue as to whether the woman becomes a Chalalah and
whether the child is a Chalal.
8) [line 17] TZOVE'ACH - shouts, protests
9) [line 36] MIN HA'AYIN - from the spring