Divorce QuizWhat are the details of ending a Jewish marriage? What contemporary concerns figure into the discussion?
Question 1. What is the Hebrew term for a woman that cannot remarry because she doesn't have a get?
Question 2. True or false: People present at the divorce tribunal may protest the divorce.
Question 3. Who writes the get in the Jewish divorce ritual?
A secular legal official
Question 4. Are prenuptial agreements permitted in Orthodox Judaism?
Yes, but only for men.
Question 5. 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.
Question 6. What is the name of the Jewish bill of divorce?
Question 7. Which book of the Torah says that if a wife "fails to please [a husband] because he finds something obnoxious about herů he writes her a bill of divorce, hands it to her, and sends her away from his house"?
Question 8. 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 9. 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 10. Which movement offers three types of get ceremonies--one initiated by the man, one initiated by the woman, and one mutually initiated?