A Primer on Jewish Divorce: A Guide for the Jewish Communal Professional

By Irving A. Breitowitz

Jewish Communal Service Association of North America (JCSA), 1994

This article presents some basic information about the halacha (laws) of the divorce process with which Jewish communal professionals should be familiar. It describes the Get (Jewish divorce document), the problems of the mamzer (bastard/issue of illegitimate union) and the agunah (chained woman, not free to marry again), and the bet din (Jewish rabbinical court) process.

Topic: Divorce, Law, Religion

Name of Publication: Journal of Jewish Communal Service

Volume/Issue: Vol. 70/No. 2-3

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Genre: Article

Coverage: United States

Language: English

Copyright Information: Download for personal use, freely distribute link

Bibliographic Information:
Breitowitz, Irving A. A Primer on Jewish Divorce: A Guide for the Jewish Communal Professional. Journal of Jewish Communal Service. Jewish Communal Service Association of North America (JCSA). 1994: http://www.bjpa.org/Publications/details.cfm?PublicationID=3324


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