Rabbinic Authority

Rabbinic Authority

Volume 3, Halakhic Divorce and the Agunah : the Vision and the Reality : Beit Din Decisions in English

Book - 2017 | First edition.
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In the third volume of his ground-breaking series on rabbinic authority in English, Rabbi Warburg discusses the ramifications of a Jewish divorce. In this well-composed monograph, Rabbi Warburg primarily focuses on the case of the modern day agunah, a wife who is unable to get divorced due to her husband's recalcitrance. He addresses the various techniques, such as obligating the giving of a get (Jewish divorce document), finding relief for an agunah who signed an exploitative agreement, and listing different avenues to void a marriage (bitul kiddushin) used by the rabbinical court. This issue is of some controversy in the Jewish community, and there is heated debate about it.
Publisher: Jerusalem ; New York : Urim, [2017]
Edition: First edition.
Copyright Date: ©2016
ISBN: 9789655242515
Branch Call Number: 296.4444 War
Characteristics: 368 pages ; 25 cm

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