JTSA PRESS
Welcome to the JTSA PRESS!
Need help withour eBooks?
Contact PublishersRow.com
Click here, to go to our main store

  JTSA PRESS eBookStore  

Ketubah: The Jewish Marriage Contract
preview of book Ketubah: The Jewish Marriage Contract
text of book Ketubah: The Jewish Marriage Contract

Ketubah: The Jewish Marriage Contract

Author:
Publisher: JTSA PRESS
Publication Date: 2011
Original Publication Date: 1927
Subject: Jewish family law
Category: General
Number of Pages: 338

Free Preview    Email to Friend   Add to wish list
 Available as: (for format`s description click on its name)
Scholar PDF Scholar PDF ISBN: 0873341597  
$45.00
 
 Reg.: $
45.00 per N pages
 
Library Library ISBN: 0873341597  
$85.00
 
 Reg.: $
85.00 per N pages
 
hosting service 15% annual fee 55% one-time payment    
Printed Edition   see JTSA PRESS    
About this title
This study in the status of the woman in Jewish law is a cogent and compelling examination of the history and significance of the Jewish marriage contract, the Ketubah, with extensive notes in Hebrew and English. As Epstein notes in the preface, the Ketubah offers an excellent introduction to the character of Jewish marriage because it is not a sentimental, rhetorical or subjective text. Instead, it is "a legal document embodying the essential points agreed upon by the parties and sanctioned by the law as to the manner of their living together as husband and wife". This work will interest those concerned with property rights, family, divorce, the status of women, and the evolution of betrothal and marriage.
Excerpt
There are three interested parties to a marriage contract, the husband, the wife and the State. In modern days, the State's interest is so paramount that it completely overshadows the other two. The State binds and the State releases the bond. It not only sets the standards for marriage relations, but it also affects the union itself.
 
  Special Offer Code  
Enter your Special Offer Code here:
  Search for  

  Our Products  
Browse all »»
The Rabbinic Mind
Jewish Religious Leadership: Image and Reality
A Guide to Jewish Religious Practice

If download option is selected, Adobe Acrobat 5.0 or lateris requiredto read our e-books*


*Windows PC, Mac OS9/OSX, and Linux