Levirate Marriage, Yibum, and Chalitzah

One of the main purposes of marriage is to have children that can be raised to become productive members of the community. Sometimes a husband dies before his marriage has produced children. It is at sad times like these that yibum or Jewish levirate marriage plays a role. What is Levirate Marriage? This article looks … Continue reading Levirate Marriage, Yibum, and Chalitzah