divorce

How to Get a Jewish Divorce (Video)

An overview of Jewish divorce, produced by our friends at G-dcast.

When a Get Ceremony is Not Enough

There is more than one way to mark a divorce in a Jewish spiritual context.

The Beit Din

The Jewish court of law.

Who Could Karaites Marry?

How Karaite law dictated who was considered "marriageable."

Karaite Marriage

How Karaite laws influence weddings, divorce and ritual purity.

Jewish Divorce 101

An overview of how marriages are traditionally dissolved.

Annulment of Marriages

Rarely do we see as clearly the tension between traditional Jewish practices and secular values as in the issue of annulment.

Contemporary Activism to Save Agunot

An activist for agunot traces her development from demonstrator to promoter of prenuptial agreements that help protect women in the event of a divorce.

Potential Solutions to the Agunah Problem

Orthodox and Conservative rabbis have worked to create solutions within the Jewish framework, including prenuptial agreements and retroactive annulment.

Halitzah: The Ceremonial Release from Levirate Marriage

Halitzah is the ritual that releases a childless widow from levirate marriage, wherein her brother-in-law must marry her to give her a child in his brother's name.