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theory of marriage in Jewish law

Kopel Kahana

theory of marriage in Jewish law

by Kopel Kahana

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Published by E. J. Brill in Leiden .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Marriage (Jewish law)

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliographical footnotes.

    Other titlesMarriage in Jewish law.
    Statementby K. Kahana.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBM713 .K3
    The Physical Object
    Paginationix, 99 p. ;
    Number of Pages99
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5979461M
    LC Control Number66007509
    OCLC/WorldCa4220943

    Evan Wolfson (born February 4, ) is an attorney and gay rights advocate. He is the founder and president of Freedom to Marry, a group favoring same-sex marriage in the United : February 4, (age 62), Brooklyn, New .   1 At least one Jewish source compares divorce to an amputation. 2. However, "Judaism generally maintains that it is better for a couple to divorce than to remain together in a state of constant bitterness and strife" 3 and allowances for divorce have always been a part of Jewish law. Divorce in Jewish Law.

    Explore our list of Marriage Law Books at Barnes & Noble®. Receive FREE shipping with your Barnes & Noble Membership. The Jewish wedding is both an exciting and awe-inspiring occasion in the Jewish life-cycle; but as momentous as it is, the ceremony itself is but one aspect of the greater world of matrimony. To fully appreciate the complete spectrum of issues concerning Jewish marriage, Feldheim Publishers presents Arnold Cohen's An Introduction to Jewish Matrimonial Law.

    Jewish law, which places so much emphasis on honoring parents, applies this theme in legal fashion to a case of conflict between parent and child regarding the child's marriage. It affirms that a daughter or son must personally desire the mate he or she : Maurice Lamm. Marriage, Jewish. The Jewish tradition speaks of marriage in three ways: as a contract between two individuals, as a social phenomenon, and as a sacred status. The Contractual Element in Jewish Marriage. In biblical society, as in the ancient Near East generally, marriage was an agreement not between two individuals but between two families.


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The consent of parents is not essential to the validity of a marriage (Shulḥan 'Aruk, Yoreh De'ah,25, Isserles' gloss). The Rabbis, however, urge great care in the choice of a wife. He who marries a woman unworthy of him is bound by Elijah and chastised by. Betrothal and marriage.

In Jewish law, marriage consists of two separate acts, called erusin (or kiddushin, meaning sanctification), which is the betrothal ceremony, and nissu'in or chupah, the actual Jewish wedding ceremony. Erusin changes the couple's interpersonal status, while nissu'in brings about the legal consequences of the change of status.

However, a Jewish ceremony is not a simple blessing, it creates a new entity – a married couple - in the eyes of Jewish law.

Central to the ceremony is the statement Harei at mekudeshet li betaba'at zo kedat Mosheh veyisrael. Literally: "Behold you are consecrated unto me, with this ring, according to the Law of Moses and Israel.".

Halakha (/ h ɑː ˈ l ɔː x ə /; Hebrew: הֲלָכָה, Sephardic:; also transliterated as halacha, halakhah, halachah, or halocho) (Ashkenazic:) is the collective body of Jewish religious laws derived from the written and Oral a is based on biblical commandments (), subsequent Talmudic and rabbinic law, and the customs and traditions compiled in the many books such as the.

The Talmud and later classical sources of Jewish law are clear that the institution of Jewish marriage, kiddushin, can only be affected between Jews. The more liberal Jewish movements—including Reform, Reconstructionist (collectively organized in the World Union for Progressive Judaism)—do not generally regard the historic corpus and process of Jewish law.

After marriage, an individual's actual value of time in marriage may differ from that market value due to the existence of one- to -one ties and divorce costs.

Intra-marriage bargaining may occur. Judaism's emphasis upon the value of marriage is reflected in the fact that it calls marriage kiddushin, from the word kadosh, "sacred" or "holy." Marriage, in other words, is a sacred union, according to the essential meaning of that Hebrew term. Marriage, Sex and Family in Judaism explores Jewish marriage from historical and contemporary perspectives, focusing on the religious and legal concepts of marriage, and the social impact of family in the Jewish community.

The book does not advocate one perspective or another; instead, the essays range from conservative to liberal viewpoints, offering readers a. Written to help married and soon-to-be-married couples of all ages learn and understand the laws that govern Jewish marital life, this guide also places a particular emphasis on achieving an understanding of the interplay between Jewish law and women’s health.

Women and Jewish Law gives contemporary readers access to the central texts of the Jewish religious tradition on issues of special concern to women.

Combining a historical overview with a thoughtful feminist critique, this pathbreaking study points the way for "informed change" in the status of women in Jewish by: A primary source is a work that is being studied, or that provides first-hand or direct evidence on a topic.

Common types of primary sources include works of literature, historical documents, original philosophical writings, and religious texts. It is open to question whether a simultaneous marriage or a divorce of the first wife would be the more humane or expedient course; but while the Jewish theory as to the purpose of marriage prevailed, one or other course was natural in case of the wife's sterility.

His view is that some friend of Ezra added the levirate interpolations in order to make it appear that the foreign marriage of Boaz was not a precedent for ordinary people, as the levirate compelled him to act thus. If the book was written at the date supposed, it is clear from the law of H (Lev.

21) that the levirate had passed away. Search the world's most comprehensive index of full-text books. My libraryMissing: Jewish law. Ancient. Jains regard Bharata Chakravartin as the first law giver of the present half cycle of time. Jains have their own law books.

Vardhamana Niti and Ashana Niti by the great Jain teacher Hemachandra deals with Jain law. Bhadrabahu Samhit is .Many scholars in the area of Jewish marriage and divorce point proudly to the fact that Jewish marriage is a private ordering between individuals.

Those scholars claim that Jewish marriage is a matter of contract between two willing parties, and therefore, unlike the custom in most liberal Western democratic countries, the parties, not the state, determine their personal status.Halacha is the "way" a Jew is directed to behave, encompassing civil, criminal and religious law.

Pronounced: hah-lah-KHAH or huh-LUKH-uh, Origin: Hebrew, Jewish law., means “go” or “walk.” Halacha, then, is the “way” a Jew is directed to behave in every aspect of life, encompassing civil, criminal and religious law.