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yevamah

The widow of a childless man whose brother (yavam or levir) is obligated to marry her to perpetuate the brother's name (Deut. 25:5

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Jewish Women's Archive. "yevamah." (Viewed on July 21, 2017) <https://jwa.org/encyclopedia/glossary/yevamah>.

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