This book examines the right to divorce as found in Jewish law and tradition . It analyzes the halakhic tools that allow the right to divorce to be exercised under Jewish law and looks at the halakhic principles that shape this right . Building on this , the book finds a theoretical justification for the existence of the right to divorce in Jewish law and tradition , even though it may have left no positive mark on halakhah . It turns out that Jewish law and tradition include a modest notion of the right to divorce , one that adopts the concept of no-fault divorce when the couple has irreconcilable differences . Halakhah has legal and exegetical mechanisms that can be used to exercise the right to divorce . It has at its disposal exegetical tools whose purpose is to reconcile its rules–which are generally formal–with principles that are in line with broader values ( such as the ethical concept that underlie human rights ) and that are also recognized within Jewish law itself . These ch...  אל הספר
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