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There is a question amongst contempory poskim if psychological metzius outlined by the gemara has changed. For example, the Rav is very strongly opposed to the idea that we no longer say tav lemeitav tan du milemeitav armelu because independant career minded women are perfectly happy not to get married. On the other hand, as the Ran says at the beginning of ...


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The Mishnah in Gittin 81a (Art Scroll 81a3) says that if a man divorced his wife and they were secluded together, then Bais Shammai says that he does not have to give her another get. Bais Hillel says that he must give her another get. Art Scroll page 81a3 note 22 states that Bais Hillel is concerned that they cohabited together with the intent of ...


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While I cannot speak to the sources (I am not the author, who oddly enough includes sources elsewhere), many of the cases in which a woman forfeits her right to the kesubah are delineated by Chazal. If the wife commits adultery, spitefully withholds relations, or makes her husband commit aveiros (such as feeding him non-kosher or having him bo'el niddah by ...


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See Ramma in Even HaEzer 154 Siff 1 . He discusses a man who is Ro'eh Zonos, which may mean he visits prostitutes or just has random affairs, and his wife complains about it. He says witnesses of him cavorting like this (not just young nonjews stating this) is grounds for forcing (either literally or through religious convincing, see Siff 21) him to give a ...


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See Yebamot 63b, see Mishna Ketubot 7, 6 תכא is table, it is a modest (tsniut) figurative image related to conjugal life. See Nedarim 20b for the use of the word "table" (A woman once came before Rabbi and said, 'Rabbi! I set a table before my husband,) See Rabi Yehuda Bar Natan ‎ מקשטא ליה פומא‏ ‎=‏ wait until a meal to offend ‎ מהדרא ...



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