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A Kohen may not live in the same Mavuy as his ex-wife.
A small village is regarded as a neighborhood. Therefore, a Kohen may not live in the same small village as his ex-wife.
It is the responsibility of the ex-wife to move away from the courtyard of her ex-husband. (1)
If both the ex-husband and ex-wife have a share in the courtyard, the wife is the one who must move away. (2)
If a Kohen owes money to his ex-wife, he may not pay her back in person, and he may not come to Beis Din with her.
If a Kohen owes money to his ex-Arusah, he may her back in person. Since they were never married, he is not comfortable with her. (3)
An adult is permitted to authenticate the signature of his father, Rebbi, or brother which he recognizes from when he was a Katan. (4)
The authentication of the signatures on a Shtar is required only mid'Rabanan.
We accept the testimony of an adult who testifies that, when he was a Katan, a woman went to the Chupah with a veil. (5)
It is forbidden to teach Torah to a Nochri servant.
If a master loans money from his servant or appoints him as a caretaker, or if the servant dons Tefilin or reads three Pesukim in the synagogue, he does not go free.
Rebbi Yehudah: Terumah is not distributed to a servant without the presence of his master. Rebbi Yosi: It is distributed to a servant without the presence of his master. (6)
Hashem does not allow anything adverse to be done by the animals of Tzadikim, and certainly not by the Tzadikim themselves.
The Tum'ah of a Beis ha'Pras (a field that has a grave that was plowed over) is mid'Rabanan.
A person may walk through a Beis ha'Pras if he blows the dirt in front of him, or if it was trampled by a lot of people. (7)
The prohibition of walking beyond the Techum on Shabbos is mid'Rabanan.
An adult is believed to testify that he remembers, from when he was a Katan, that a certain family is Pesulah.
The Tana'im disagree about whether a Ger is believed to testify about what he witnessed before he became a Ger.


1. If the courtyard belongs to her, the ex-husband must move away from her.
2. It is more difficult for a man to move around than a woman.
3. If it is obvious that they are comfortable with each other, then it is forbidden.
4. He is believed only when there is an adult who testifies alongside him.
5. Since most women get married as Besulos, it is only a Giluy Milsa, and therefore we accept the testimony of a Katan.
6. In the place where Rebbi Yehudah lived, they regarded a person who receives Terumah as a valid Kohen. Therefore, a servant was not given Terumah, lest he erroneously be regarded as a full-fledged Jew. In the place of Rebbi Yosi, they did not regard a person who receives Terumah as a valid Kohen. Therefore, they allowed a servant to receive Terumah.
7. If he blows in front of him, he may rely on the assumption that if there is a bone from a Mes he will see it. If the Beis ha'Pras was trampled, we assume than any bone from a Mes that is in the field will be cut down to less than the minimum size.


The Gemara says that the authentication of the signatures on a Shtar is required only mid'Rabanan. Tosfos asks that since, Min ha'Torah, no authentication of the signatures is required, anyone could forge a Shtar and collect any sum that he wants from his friend and no one can do anything to disprove it. Rashi in Gitin answers that a person does not have the Chutzpah to forge a Shtar. The Pnei Yehoshua explains that if the signatures of the witnesses are familiar names to the Beis Din, the person will be afraid to forge them because he fears that he eventually will be found to be a liar. If the names are not familiar to the Beis Din, then even Min ha'Torah the signatures must be authenticated.


It is permitted for a man to give monetary support to his ex-wife. It is a greater Mitzvah to support her than any other poor person, as long as they do not deal with each other and he supports her by means of an agent. If a divorced couple comes together for a Din Torah, we excommunicate them or we punish them with Makos Mardus. If they are divorced from Eirusin, he is permitted to take her to Din, but if they are very comfortable with each other it is forbidden.
The divorced woman is responsible to move away [from the courtyard of her ex-husband], but if she is the owner of the courtyard, the husband must move. (Shulchan Aruch EH 119:8-11)

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