The Object of His Acquisition

By Vanessa L. Ochs

Josh Rolnick, The Sh'ma Institute, June 2010

The author reflects on her own experience of marriage and asks why so many Jewish couples are still willing to perpetuate a ritual of acquisition that is so obviously problematic.

Topic: Halakha, Jewish Law, Feminism, Marriage

Name of Publication: Sh'ma: A Journal of Jewish Ideas

Editor: Berrin, Susan

Volume/Issue: Vol.40/no.671

Page Number(s): 2-3

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Genre: Article

Coverage: United States

Language: English

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Bibliographic Information:
Ochs, Vanessa L. The Object of His Acquisition. Sh'ma: A Journal of Jewish Ideas. Josh Rolnick, The Sh'ma Institute. June 2010: 2-3.


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