A rabbinic “MeToo” reckoning?
A social science with a sacred project.
Our sterile future.
Don’t overdo the necessity of sincerity.
Why shouldn’t a mother be allowed to marry her daughter?
The point of the Torah’s rules on foreign brides and divorce.
Approval of polygamy has doubled in a recent survey.
Jonathan Sacks, chief rabbi emeritus of the United Kingdom, argues that the biblical idea of marriage (and love) is a contribution as important as monotheism. . .
Modern marriage can resemble a corporate partnership whose product is high-performing offspring. Is this the best we can do?
The proposed establishment of civil marriage in Israel, although in apparent conflict with Jewish tradition, could help to diminish animosity toward Judaism among secular Israelis.
A bill passed by the Knesset weakens the chief rabbinate’s grip on marriage registration; it was thought politically impossible only a year ago—and the. . .
As a solution to the problem of agunot—“chained” wives—halakhically valid pre-nuptial agreements avoid recourse to the sometimes brutal coercion of recalcitrant husbands.
While the idea of a divinely matched soul mate may be romantic, it poses significant theological problems—and many rabbinic sources reject it.
A new Pew survey shows that younger Americans have more relaxed attitudes toward marriage and parenthood than their elders—until they become spouses and parents themselves.