Getting My Get

By Leona Gordon Conford

Eugene Borowitz, March 19, 1993

The current ritual of obtaining a get (religious divorce) is void of any spiritual meaning for the woman, who is not an equal presence but a passive, silent recipient. The author suggests acknowledging milestones in the marriage to honor a history as it ends.

Topic: Halakha, Ritual, Jewish Law, Divorce, Sexism, Meaning, Women

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

Editor: Cardin, Nina Beth

Volume/Issue: Vol.23/no.450

Page Number(s): 81-82

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Genre: Article

Coverage: United States

Language: English

Copyright Holder: Publisher

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Bibliographic Information:
Gordon Conford, Leona. Getting My Get. Sh'ma: A Journal of Jewish Ideas. Eugene Borowitz. 19 March 1993: 81-82.


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