RRFEI Special Edition: Articles on Halakhic prenuptial agreements

Featuring: Rabbi Michael Chernick Responses by: Rabbi Elliot Dorff Rabba Sara Hurwitz Rabbi Daniel Siegel Rabbi Mark Washofsky Rabbi Deborah Waxman   Dear Friends, This special series of RRFEI articles features an original work by Orthodox Rabbi Michael Chernick, Professor Emeritus of Rabbinic Literature at HUC-JIR, New York, with responses from Rabbis Mark Washofsky, Elliot …

Halakhic Pre-Nuptial Agreements: Why Are They Needed? How Do They Work? Do They Work Here and Abroad?

Featuring: Rabbi Michael Chernick Responses by: Rabbi Elliot Dorff Rabba Sara Hurwitz Rabbi Daniel Siegel Rabbi Mark Washofsky Rabbi Deborah Waxman   By Rabbi Michael Chernick Professor Emeritus of Rabbinic Literature HUC-JIR/New York Background In its discussion of divorce in Deuteronomy 24:1-2 the Torah frames the entire procedure in the masculine form. The Sages of …

Three Points on the Halakhic Prenup

Featuring: Rabbi Michael Chernick Responses by: Rabbi Elliot Dorff Rabba Sara Hurwitz Rabbi Daniel Siegel Rabbi Mark Washofsky Rabbi Deborah Waxman By Rabbi Mark Washofsky Solomon B. Freehof Professor of Jewish Law and Practice HUC-JIR/Cincinnati Rabbi Michael Chernick, my colleague at Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion, has offered a comprehensive and thorough summary of …

A Conservative Response to the Orthodox Prenuptial Agreement

Featuring: Rabbi Michael Chernick Responses by: Rabbi Elliot Dorff Rabba Sara Hurwitz Rabbi Daniel Siegel Rabbi Mark Washofsky Rabbi Deborah Waxman   By Rabbi Elliot Dorff, Chair Rabbinical Assembly’s Committee on Jewish Law and Standards Rabbi Chernick has done a masterful job in describing the prenuptial agreement now in use in some segments of the …

My concerns with pre-nuptials and civil marriage in Israel as solutions

Featuring: Rabbi Michael Chernick Responses by: Rabbi Elliot Dorff Rabba Sara Hurwitz Rabbi Daniel Siegel Rabbi Mark Washofsky Rabbi Deborah Waxman   By Rabbi Daniel Siegel Founding Director, Integral Halachah Institute ALEPH: Alliance for Jewish Renewal (Canada) As a new member of RRFEI, I am honoured by the opportunity to contribute to this learned discussion. …