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Chalitza is described in multiple online sources, as addition to our editors' articles, see section below for printable documents, Chalitza books and related discussion.

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Yevamos 102
Aug 13, 2007 Rav gives further descriptions of the chalitza shoe. 3) Three chalitza rulings from R' Yehudah in the name of Rav.
Nedarim 74
Syllabus for Dayanus (Rabbincal Judge) Course
When is divorce forced, and the dinim of forcing divorce. Hilchos Miyun, Yibum, and Chalitza. Dinei Sotah.
The Value and Significance of the Ketubah
and effects rights cases of chalitza as well.

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Parsha Potpourri: Parshas Ki Seitzei
As he would die without any natural children, she would be forbidden to remarry until performing the chalitza ceremony with his brother, but at that time travel into or out of Russia – where the brother was still trapped – was virtually impossible.

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Halizah - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
File:Chalitza.jpg - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
File:Chalitza.jpg. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.
Chalitza - TorahLab
May 14, 2009 An in depth description of what to expect at a Chalitza ceremony by Rabbi Avrohom Reit.
Yibum & Chalitza Today « YWN Coffee Room
If in a case where it applies today, the brother insists on yibum rather than chalitza and stands by that decision, how or do we force him to perform chalitza?
Balashon - Hebrew Language Detective: chalitza and chultza
May 18, 2007 From here we get chilutz חילוץ - "rescue", and chalitza (the "drawing off" of the shoe.

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