Divorce Quiz

What are the details of ending a Jewish marriage?

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

Question 1 of 10
What is halitzah?
Question 2 of 10
True or false: If the court is unable to convince him, the beit din cannot mandate a divorce if the husband refuses to give the wife a get.
Question 3 of 10
Which of these statements best describes the Reform movement's policy on divorce?
Question 4 of 10
What is the Hebrew term for a woman that cannot remarry because she doesn't have a get?
Question 5 of 10
During the divorce ritual, what does the man do to officially declare that the woman is free to remarry?
Question 6 of 10
What is a "conditional divorce"?
Question 7 of 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.
Question 8 of 10
True or false: Divorce is a mitzvah.
Question 9 of 10
Who writes the get in the Jewish divorce ritual?
Question 10 of 10
True or false: The Mishnah lists a series of circumstances when a woman can ask the rabbinic court to compel her husband to perform the acts required for a divorce.

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