Divorce Quiz

What are the details of ending a Jewish marriage? What contemporary concerns figure into the discussion?

Question 1 of :

Qustion 1. What is required to enact a Jewish divorce?

Two witnesses. A court of three rabbis known as a beit din A sofer, or scribe, to record the details. All of the above. None of the above.

Qustion 2. True or false: Orthodox rabbis have almost completely eradicated the agunah problem.

True False

Qustion 3. What happens to the get once it has been presented to the rabbi?

It is filed away. It is torn up. It is publicly displayed for 14 days. Nothing.

Qustion 4. What is the Hebrew term for the three-person rabbinic court that has expertise in the laws of Jewish divorce?

Mohel Beit Din Knesset Tevillah

Qustion 5. When might a conditional get be granted?

Before marriage, just in case anything happens to the husband If the husband expects to face a situation of mortal danger If the husband falls ill By the Beit Din, in case the husband couldn't grant a get before he died

Qustion 6. Which book of the Torah says that if a wife "fails to please [a husband] because he finds something obnoxious about her… he writes her a bill of divorce, hands it to her, and sends her away from his house"?

Genesis Exodus Leviticus Numbers Deuteronomy

Qustion 7. What is the Hebrew term for a woman that cannot remarry because she doesn't have a get?

Kallah Ketubah Agunah Talmidah

Qustion 8. At a traditional Jewish divorce ceremony, the presiding rabbi may ask the witnesses all of these questions except

Did you hear the husband order the scribe to write a get for his wife? Is this your signature? Do you agree that there is sufficient cause for this couple to divorce? Did the husband tell you to sign the get?

Qustion 9. Which of the following is true while granting a divorce?

The wife hands the husband the get, or divorce decree. The husband hands the get to the wife. The husband drops the decree into the wife's hands. It does not matter. None of the above.

Qustion 10. Which of these is a reason that a rabbinical court could force a man to grant a divorce?

If the husband has unendurable physical defects. If he failed to provide sexual satisfaction to his wife. If he beat his wife. Any of the above. None of the above.
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