Reading Assignment - Class #4

Please read mitzvot #597 – 599.  Consider the following questions:

 

1.       Read and summarize the source verses, Deut. 25: 5 – 10, and define the three mitzvot our author finds in those verses.  Also, please review mitzvah #202.  How does mitzvah #202 interact with the mitzvot here?

2.      To whom do these mitzvot apply?  The author provides information, beyond what the verses say, about the workings of these mitzvot.

3.      How does the author describe the process of halitzah?

4.      What happens if the deceased husband has more than one brother? What happens if the deceased husband has more than one wife?

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