Ending Jewish Marriage
Exorcising the Get: A Ritual of Healing
The author created a ritual to exorcise the pain she experienced when she was required to receive her get with utter passivity.
Annulment of Marriages
Rarely do we see as clearly the tension between traditional Jewish practices and secular values as in the issue of annulment.
Reconstructionist Judaism Offers Egalitarian Divorce Options
In addition to the traditional get (bill of divorce) granted by the husband, Reconstructionism offers a woman-initiated get and a mutual get.
The husband may grant a conditional divorce if he expects to be in mortal danger.
Is Civil Divorce Enough?
The liberal movements who have held that a civil divorce constitutes a get, or Jewish divorce, are finding that on an emotional, religious level, it's just not enough.
Rabbinic and Post-Rabbinic Divorce
Over time the rabbis increased the wife's power in a marriage, yet maintained the absolute right of the husband to grant a divorce.
Divorce in the Bible
Biblical divorce law provided some protection for women by setting limits on a man's absolute power to divorce.