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1,569. A Woman Who is Taken Captive
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Hilchos Ishus 14:18 If a woman is taken captive, her husband must ransom her. If he is a kohein, he must ransom her and return her to her father’s house because she is now prohibited to him. If he is in a different city, he must continue to support her until she is returned to […]
1,567. A Man Who “Rebels” Against His Wife
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Hilchos Ishus 14:14 Some authorities say that in Babylonia they followed a different procedure regarding a woman who spitefully “rebels” against her husband but these practices did not spread through most of the Jewish community and many prominent authorities disagree with them. Accordingly, it is appropriate to follow the aforementioned procedure, which was laid out […]
1,566. Dividing Property After a Divorce for “Rebellion”
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Hilchos Ishus 14:12 If the time has arrived for a betrothed woman to complete the marriage but she refuses to do so in order to aggrieve her husband, she is considered to be “rebelling” vis-à-vis marital relations (and the aforementioned process is followed). The same is true when a woman refuses to undergo yibum (levirate […]
1,564. A Woman Who “Rebels”
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Hilchos Ishus 14:8 A woman who withholds marital intimacy from her husband is considered to be “rebelling” against him* and is asked why she is doing this. If she says that she finds him to be repulsive so she can no longer engage in marital relations with him, he is made to divorce her immediately […]
1,563. Vows That Impede a Woman’s Conjugal Rights
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Hilchos Ishus 14:6 When a man takes a vow that renders marital relations with his wife prohibited, he is given one week, after which he must either divorce her and pay her kesubah or have the vow annulled. This is true even in the case of a sailor, whose conjugal obligation is only once every […]
1,562. Conjugal Obligations with Multiple Wives
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Hilchos Ishus 14:4 A husband’s conjugal obligation is based on the number of his wives (at a time when plural marriage was practiced). If a workman has two wives, he must fulfill his conjugal obligation towards each of them once a week. If he has four wives, once every two weeks. Similarly, a sailor with […]
1,561. Polygamy
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Hilchos Ishus 14:2 A wife has the ability to prevent her husband from taking business trips to faraway places so that he will be available to fulfill his conjugal obligation; he may only take long journeys with her consent. Similarly, she may prevent him from changing to a job that would reduce her conjugal rights, […]
1,560. A Husband’s Conjugal Obligation
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Hilchos Ishus 13:20 If a husband wants to move to Israel but his wife doesn’t, he can divorce her without paying the value of her kesubah; if she wants to move to Israel and he doesn’t, he must divorce her and pay her kesubah. The same is true when it comes to moving to Jerusalem […]