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Previous daf Yevamos 59
YEVAMOS 46-60 - Ari Kornfeld has generously sponsored the Dafyomi
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1) [line 8] NISMANEH - and he became appointed
*2*) [line 10] HACHA NAMI KESIV ISHAH - that is, let us apply that same word
"Ishah" to this case as well.
3) [line 10] U'MAH RA'ISA - what did you see [that made you apply the word
"Ishah" to permit a widow and not a Bogeres?
4) [line 11] ISHTENI GUFAH - her body has changed
5) [line 14] BOGERES
A girl is a Ketanah (minor) until she has two pubic hairs after she enters
her twelfth year. During the following six months she is a Na'arah
(maidenhood). When six months elapse she becomes a Bogeres (adult).
6) [line 15] MUKAS ETZ - a woman who has lost her virginity (through means
other than relations)
7) [line 24] SHE'KALU LAH BESULEHA - who has less blood of Besulim
8) [line 3] ZONAH
(a) One of the women prohibited to the Kohanim is a Zonah (Vayikra 21:7,
14). The Rabanan learn that the Zonah of the Torah refers to any of several
1. A Nochris.
(b) The status of Zonah does not come about just because of relations that
are prohibited. For example, a woman is not rendered a Zonah if she has
relations during the time that she was a Nidah or if she had relations with
an animal, but rather from relations with a man whom she is prohibited to
marry (except for a Chalal, as above, a:3). (RAMBAM Hilchos Isurei Bi'ah
2. A woman who had relations with a man whom she is prohibited to marry.
Included are a Nochri, slave, Isurei Arayos, Chayavei Lavim that are not
specific to Kohanim (Nasin, Mamzer, Petzu'a Daka, etc.) and Isurei Aseh.
3. A woman who had relations with a Chalal, even though she is permitted to
4. A woman who converted or a maidservant who was freed.
*9*) [line 5] KEGON SHE'NIV'ALAH LI'VEHEMAH - that is, the case in which Rav
said that she becomes prohibited to Kohanim through a Bi'ah she'Lo k'Darka
was a case in which she had Znus with a Behemah.
10) [line 13] MEMA'ENES (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)
11) [line 17] RIVAH ACHAS - one girl
12) [line 17] HISLO - a place (According to our Girsa, "Hislo," this might
possibly be Yislah -- Yehoshua 19:42, or Cheslon -- Yechezkel 47:15, 48:1.
However, the correct Girsa appears to be that of the Yerushalmi, "Ayesalo"
(with an 'Ayin' instead of a Heh, sometimes written in two words, 'Ayesa Lo'
-- Kinos of Tish'a b'Av), the hometown of one of the 24 Mishmeros Kehunah.
According to Sefer Tevu'os ha'Aretz, Ayesalo was near Gush Chalav (and
Tzefat) in the upper Galilee.)
13) [line 18] KELEV KUFRI - (a) a large, hunting dog (RASHI); (b) a small
dog whose howling is heard at night coming from the villages in the desert
14) [line 21] RAVA MI'PIRKIN - Rava, from the place called Pirkin (or
Parzikiya -- MESORES HA'SHAS, possibly Porsika in modern-day Iraq)
15) [line 22] EIN ZENUS LI'VEHEMAH
See above, entry 8b.
16) [line 23] ESNAN ZONAH
An animal given to a harlot for her wage may not be brought as a sacrifice
as stated in Devarim 23:19.
17) [line 23] MECHIR KELEV
An animal that had been exchanged for a dog may not be brought as a
sacrifice as stated in the same verse.
*18*) [line 27] ANUSAS CHAVEIRO U'MEFUTAS CHAVEIRO - (TOSFOS 60a DH she'Eino
suggests that the same Halachah might apply to Anusas Atzmo.)