Divorce QuizWhat are the details of ending a Jewish marriage? What contemporary concerns figure into the discussion?
Question 1. 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.
Question 2. 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.
Question 3. If a man refuses to give his wife a Jewish bill of divorce, what is her legal status?
She is considered a "chained wife" who cannot remarry
She is shunned by society
She can become a mistress to another man
She has to be a servant in her husband's household
Question 4. Who writes the get in the Jewish divorce ritual?
A secular legal official
Question 5. Once divorced, is a couple allowed to remarry each other, according to Jewish law?
Yes, but only with rabbinical approval.
Question 6. Which text requires that a get be granted with the husband's "full consent"?
Question 7. What is the Hebrew term for the three-person rabbinic court that has expertise in the laws of Jewish divorce?
Question 8. True or false: People present at the divorce tribunal may protest the divorce.
Question 9. Which of these statements about mamzerim is true?
They may only marry converts or other mamzerim
They are the result of an adulterous or incestuous union
Although they are limited in who they can marry, they suffer no other penalties according to Jewish law
All of the above
Question 10. True or false: If the husband/wife cannot or do not want to be present at the divorce ceremony, they may appoint agent(s) to represent them before the rabbinic court.