Two prospective suitors came forth for a girl’s hand in marriage. The girl and her mother were pleased with one of them, whilst her father was pleased with the other.
When the wife of a man dies and he [then] wants to get married to the sister [of the deceased wife], does he have to wait [for the passing of] the ‘iddah of the [deceased] woman?
Is it permissible for a man to look at other than the face and hands of the woman he wishes to propose to, such as looking at her hair and her neck?
And if the towbah is to be carried out via the prescribed penalty, then we are in a country where such penalties are not carried out so what is the solution to this issue?