An artificial arm19 is insusceptible to uncleanness, and they do not go out in it.”
Although the discussion revolves around both the laws and prohibitions of carrying in a public place on the Sabbath and the laws of purity, the choice of topic (the disabled) to exemplify this issue would suggest an implicit concern for their welfare.
M. Ketubot 3:5 is based upon a the passage in Deuteronomy 22:28-2920 that deals with a raped woman and the rapist's obligation to marry her and pay a fine. . The Rabbis write; “How does he ‘drink from his earthen pot”?21 Even if she is