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
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.
Question 4 of 10
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 5 of 10
True or false: Orthodox rabbis have almost completely eradicated the agunah problem.
Question 6 of 10
Which of these details does NOT appear on a traditional get?
Question 7 of 10
During the divorce ritual, what does the man do to officially declare that the woman is free to remarry?
Question 8 of 10
Once divorced, is a couple allowed to remarry each other, according to Jewish law?
Question 9 of 10
Is a civil divorce accepted as fully dissolving a marriage?
Question 10 of 10
What is an agunah?

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