Browsing All posts tagged under »Jewish Get«

Post Nuptial Agreements/Martin Rosenfeld, JD

March 3, 2019


Much has been written about prenuptial agreements. They work best when there is a second marriage and/or when the parties wish to retain their own valuable holdings. However, these agreements have their critics as well. They bring an element of business negotiations into the love-based relationship we know as marriage. They potentially can cast a […]

Mediation and the Get/Martin Rosenfeld, JD

March 3, 2014


A recent post appeared by Attorney Morgan Leia Richardson at HuffPo regarding Mediation and the granting of a Get. The article is entitled “5 Ways That Divorce Mediation Can Help Resolve the Get Crisis”. While the article focuses on the Get, its message of the benefits of mediation is true for all situations. The five […]

Breaking Up Is Hard To Do: A Get is Not a Weapon/Rabbi Dr. Eliyahu Safran

December 3, 2013


(The following article by Rabbi Dr. Eliyahu Safran appeared on the sites of Arutz7 and Voz Iz Neias.  It is written with both eloquence and sensitivity and is a frank, first-person  discussion of the role of a Get in the dissolution process. MR)   Breaking up is hard to do, but we must not have […]

The Get (Jewish Divorce) Procedure/Rabbi Dr. Reuven Bulka

August 5, 2010


Anything that is sacred is sacred at both ends. A sacred day is sanctified at the outset via Kiddush (sanctification), and its sanctity is terminated via a separation (havdalah), a disjoining of the day from the ordinary. Sanctity does not evaporate on its own. Marriage too, as a sacred union, is sanctified at both ends; […]

The Internet, Divorce, and Children/ Dr. Mark Banschick

July 5, 2010


The Internet opens worlds for us all, but for unhappily married folks, it opens up dangers as well. People get divorced for many reasons, and this is an ancient truth. Anger, alcohol, hurt, coldness, money problems and infidelity are some of the most common. The Internet does not cause these problems but can accelerate some […]

A Note of Introduction to Civil Divorce/Civil Get

July 4, 2010


A group of Jewish professionals consisting of Mental Health Professionals, Rabbis, Mediators, and Attorneys have formed a new group called Civil Divorce/Civil Get. Its mission statement is listed below: Mission Statement:   The mission of Civil Divorce/Civil Get is to encourage more civil and just ways for Jewish families to obtain both a civil divorce and a […]