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Case of a Yabam without legs and possibilities of Chalitsa Mishna Yebamot 12, 1: מִן הָאַרְכֻּבָּה וּלְמַטָּה, חֲלִיצָתָהּ כְּשֵׁרָה. מִן הָאַרְכֻּבָּה וּלְמַעְלָה, חֲלִיצָתָהּ פְּסוּלָה:‏ Below the knee [the halizah is] valid, but if above the knee it is invalid. The Gemara learn this from verses (103a): below the knee etc. a ...


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Mishna in Sanhedrin 2, 2: לֹא מְיַבֵּם וְלֹא מְיַבְּמִין לְאִשְׁתּוֹ. ‏ [The king] do not make levirate (because Chalitsa is an humiliation to play a chalitsa with him and who do not make chalitsa do not make Ybum, and Bartenura Rambam) and they do not makes levirate to his wife (because that only a king can make levirate to it and he can not ...


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Kinghood is considered an asset, as is any role of authority, thus the rules of inheritance apply. A brother who takes his dead brothers childless wife inherits all his assets. So in this case the brother will become king (if he is suitable) and when he dies the throne would go to one of his children - that includes children he had with the former queen. ...



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