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What is the Jewish view on divorce?

Question: What is the Jewish view of divorce? If souls are united under the Chupah, can they then split apart? Answer: When a couple gets married in a...

How long after a divorce or the death of a spouse may the surviving spouse remarry?

A woman who is divorced (i.e. she received a Get [Jewish divorce document]) or widowed, must wait ninety days (not including the day of death/divorce, or...

Does Judaism have an opinion about joint custody of young children?

Rabbi Shlomo Chein: Welcome. I'll be with you in a moment...what's on your mind?Kenny: My exwife and I share custody of our children Kenny: When we...

What's the Jewish view on second -- and subsequent -- marriages?

For those who are seeking to tie the knot for the second time, here’s reason to be heartened: there are good grounds to be optimistic that the...

Do divorced or widowed women still have to keep their hair covered?

Once married, a woman must keep her hair covered even if she is divorced or widowed.1 Two reasons for this are: 1. Once a woman has defined a certain part...

Do I need a GET (Jewish Divorce) from my non-Jewish husband?

Rabbi Shlomo Chein: Welcome. I'll be with you in a moment...what's on your mind?geraldine: divorcegeraldine: I'm just thinking how to word the...

GET (Jewish bill of divorce) vs. Annulment

Rabbi Shlomo Chein: Welcome. I'll be with you in a moment...what's on your mind?Reba: my mother asked me to ask you a questionRabbi Shlomo Chein:...

Do I have to wear my Tallit now that I'm divorced?

Rabbi Mendy Chitrik: Hi! How may I be of assistance? SingleAgain: Ashkenazim wear a Tallit only after marriage, is that correct? Rabbi Mendy Chitrik: Yes....

May children attend the wedding of their parent's second marriage?

The prevailing custom is that children of the bride and groom do not attend the chupah ceremony (they may attend the reception)—possibly out of...

What is the Jewish system for divorce?

Unless you're in an abusive relationship, most rabbis will suggest marriage counseling and whatever other methods to try to keep the marriage together....