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Yibbum (Levirate Marriage)

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Yibbum (Levirate Marriage): When a man dies without leaving any children, there is a mitzvah for his brother to marry the widow. This is called yibum in Hebrew, or levirate marriage. If either party doesn’t want to marry, there is an alternative ceremony called chalitzah.
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