Divorce QuizWhat are the details of ending a Jewish marriage? What contemporary concerns figure into the discussion?
Question 1. During the divorce ritual, what does the man do to officially declare that the woman is free to remarry?
Drop the get into the woman's hands
Tear the corners of the get
Burn the get
Brings the get to a local rabbi to get his signature
Question 2. Are prenuptial agreements permitted in Orthodox Judaism?
Yes, but only for men.
Question 3. What is the ceremony called in which a childless widow's brother-in-law is released from his obligation to marry his late brother's wife?
Question 4. Once divorced, is a couple allowed to remarry each other, according to Jewish law?
Yes, but only with rabbinical approval.
Question 5. Is a civil divorce accepted as fully dissolving a marriage?
Yes, according to Reform Judaism.
Yes, according to Reform and Reconstructionist Judaism.
Yes, according to Reform, Reconstructionist, and Conservative Judaism.
Question 6. 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 7. Which movement offers three types of get ceremonies--one initiated by the man, one initiated by the woman, and one mutually initiated?
Question 8. Which text requires that a get be granted with the husband's "full consent"?
Question 9. True or false: People present at the divorce tribunal may protest the divorce.
Question 10. What is a ketubah?
A marriage agreement
A bill of divorce
A summons to appear before the Beit Din to discuss divorce
The written amount of money a woman gets for alimony