Get Abuse

Author: 
Dratch
Mark
Publication/Journal: 
JOFA Journal
Publication Year: 
2005
Volume Number: 
4
Synopsis: 

Rabbi Dratch describes the way in which a get is often used by a husband to control his wife. He believes that withholding a get is a manipulation of the halakha and is equivalent to physical, emotional, or sexual abuse.

Type: 
Article
Subject: 
Introduction to the Issue
Jofa Recommended: 
No
Pages: 
2-3
Url to PDF: 
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