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The Torah grants a man the right to nullify the vows taken by his wife or young daughter. The legal mechanism by which he does this is called hafarat nedarim (“nullification of promises”). However, one who looks carefully in the Torah will notice that the act of cancelling a vow is sometimes yani/heini and sometime heifer. Do these two verbs … Continue reading Mattos-Masei: Crumbling into Nothingness ~ Rabbi Reuven Chaim Klein