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Divorce in Jewish law.

Samuel Daiches

Divorce in Jewish law.

by Samuel Daiches

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Written in English

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  • Divorce (Jewish law)

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    LC ClassificationsKBM558 .D35 1900z
    The Physical Object
    Pagination215-224 p.
    Number of Pages224
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL264236M
    LC Control Numberltf91035381

    The Law Offices of Elliot Green Jewish Divorce Lawyer in Brooklyn, Staten Island, and Queens, NY. In biblical times, a married couple of the Jewish faith could only be released from the bonds of matrimony if the husband granted a bill of divorce to his wife. The Jewish Law of Marriage and Divorce in Ancient and Modern Times: And Its Relation to the Law of the State: Author: Moses Mielziner: Edition: 2: Publisher: Bloch Publishing Company, Length: pages: Export Citation: BiBTeX EndNote RefMan.

    This chapter discusses the Jewish element in the making of the English Reformation, showing that, in the years immediately before Henry VIII's declaration of royal supremacy, he based his entire case on Jewish law and was guided in these obscure matters by learned Italian Jews. Henry's tactics were clear to those around him in and , yet English historians have been unable to see those. For a Jewish couple to become divorced, the man must give the woman a document called a "Get," as prescribed in the Torah (Deut. ). A Get terminates the Jewish marriage and certifies that the couple is now free to remarry according to Jewish law.

    The origin of the Jewish law of divorce is found in the constitution of the patriarchal family. The fundamental principle of its government was the absolute authority of the oldest male ascendent; hence the husband, as the head of the family, divorced the wife at his pleasure. The manner in which Hagar was dismissed by Abraham illustrates the. Biblical divorce law provided some protection for women by setting limits on a man's absolute power to divorce. While on a sabbatical in Israel with my husband and children, we employed a Yemenite woman of 33 as an ozeret (housekeeper). During the course of the year, she went through a costly divorce. While both Tikvah and Shmuel wanted the Author: Blu Greenberg.


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Divorce in Jewish law by Samuel Daiches Download PDF EPUB FB2

A get or gett (/ ɡ ɛ t /; Hebrew: גט ‎, plural gittin גיטין) is a document in Jewish religious law which effectuates a divorce between a Jewish couple.

The requirements for a get include that the document be presented by a husband to his wife. The essential part of the get is a very short declaration: "You are hereby permitted to all men". The effect of the get is to free the woman.

“A unique, perceptive and constructive book about divorce. Any Jewish divorcing couple will find the wisdom and guidance in this book a great help.” ―E. Hetherington, PhD, Professor Emeritus, Department of Psychology, University of Virginia; author, For Better or /5(13). This tremendously important book - Marriage and Divorce in the Jewish State: Israel's Civil War - co-authored by Susan M.

Weiss and Netty C. Gross-Horowitz, brings to the forefront a religious legal system where the woman does not have the same rights as the man; where equality before law does not exist and where evidence produced by the wife Cited by: 5.

Divorce (Jewish law): Books. 1 - 3 of 3 results Chapters On Marriage And Divorce. Organized as a series of authoritative discussions, this book presents the application of Jewish law - or Halakhah - to contemporary social and political issues. Beginning with the principle of divine revelation, it describes the contents and canons of.

Jewish Divorce in Jewish law. book in the Bible. When a man takes a wife and is intimate with her, and it happens that she does not find favor in his eyes because he discovers in her an unseemly matter, and he writes for her a document of severance, gives it into her hand, and sends her away from his house.

According to Jewish law, a marriage is not dissolved until a bill of divorce, get, is exchanged between husband and wife. Most non­Reform American rabbis, and all rabbis in Israel, will not officiate at a wedding if either party has been divorced without a get.

The divorce was always from first to last, in Jewish law, the husband's act." The common term used in the Bible for divorce is shilluach 'ishshah, "the sending away of a wife" (Deuteronomy ,29).

The Jewish view on marriage, historically, provided Biblically mandated rights to the wife which were accepted by the husband. A marriage was ended either because of a divorce document given by the man to his wife, or by the death of either party.

Certain details, primarily as protections for the wife, were added in Talmudic times. Non-Orthodox developments have brought changes in who may. In Jewish Law it is the husband who has the right to decide whether he will give his wife a divorce (the “Get”).

If he refuses her, the wife may be sentenced to years of living in a dead marriage. Jewish Law: Books. 1 - 20 of results. Grid View Grid. List View List. Add to Wishlist. Read an excerpt of this book.

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Exploiting Jewish law dating back centuries ago, Israeli-Jewish husbands from all walks of life can chain women to marriage years and decades after the marriage actually ends. While the men can go their own merry way--even set a household with another common-law wife and father children--Jewish women do not have that right/5.

Many scholars in the area of Jewish marriage and divorce point proudly to the fact that Jewish marriage is a private ordering between individuals.

Those scholars claim that Jewish marriage is a matter of contract between two willing parties, and therefore, unlike the custom in most liberal Western democratic countries, the parties, not the state, determine their personal status. Gotta Give to Get. Divorce is rarely a simple matter for any couple, but in the Orthodox Jewish community, it can be a ruthless and often brutal process, especially for women.

Jewish law begins with the immutable and unchangeable laws found in what is called the Written Law (the Torah) and its companion law, the Oral Law (or Oral Torah). Flowing from these sources is an entire system of law that was developed over centuries by rabbis from around the world.

ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: xiii, pages ; 21 cm. Contents: Marriage and its obligations --The ketubah --Rabbinic legislation ("tanakh") in areas of marriage and divorce --The Jewish divorce --A wife's right to sue for divorce --Formal requirements of get --The get procedure ("seder haget") --The legal consequences of divorce.

1 At least one Jewish source compares divorce to an amputation. However, "Judaism generally maintains that it is better for a couple to divorce than to remain together in a state of constant bitterness and strife" 3 and allowances for divorce have always been a. Yehiel S. Kaplan Enforcement of Divorce Judgments by Imprisonment: Principles of Jewish Law 5.

Steven H. Resnicoff Ends and Means in Jewish Law: Lying to Achieve Financial Justice 6. Yosef Tobi Caro's Shulhan Arukh versus Maimonides' Mishne Torah in Yemen Part Two 7.

Daniel B. Sinclair Jewish Law in the State of Israel a. Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for The Jewish Law of Divorce According to Bible and Talmud by David Werner Amram (, Hardcover) at the best online prices at eBay.

Free shipping for many products. For a divorcing Jewish couple, obtaining a Gett is a Biblical mandate, found in Deuteronomy and comprising one entire Book of the Talmud. It is. For a Jewish marriage to be recognised under English law, the couple will need a civil marriage certificate as well as their Jewish marriage contract.

As well as a civil divorce in the courts, a Jewish couple need a Get (a Jewish divorce) which enables them to remarry in an Orthodox synagogue and remain fully integrated in the Jewish community. Get this from a library!

Marriage, divorce, and the abandoned wife in Jewish law: a conceptual understanding of the agunah problems in America. [Michael J Broyde].Divorce "a legal dissolution of the marriage relation." The law regulating this subject is found and the cases in which the right of a husband to divorce his wife was lost are stated ibid., The ground of divorce is appoint on which the Jewish doctors of the period of the New Testament differed widely; the school of Shammai seeming to limit it to a moral delinquency in the woman, whilst that.The Bible states that a Jewish divorce is accomplished when a husband gives a document called a get to his wife.

The get is a complex legal document written by a rabbi, and it acts as a religious divorce, apart from any civil divorce the couple might pursue.

Of course, when the get was established, [ ].