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A Ritual Acknowledging Separation

By Rabbi Nina Beth Cardin
A mourning ceremony following the traditional get for a woman do with her friends. The ceremony centers around the tearing of a sheet or pillowcase meant to evoke sexual intimacy, the wedding canopy, keri'ah, the rending of clothing in mourning, and the cutting of the get.   more
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Tags: havdalah


By Ruth Berger Goldston
A ceremony using havdalah, the ceremony separating Shabbat from the week, to mark the separation of the couple   more
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Tags: havdalah

Havdalah Divorce

By Rabbi Megan Doherty
A divorce ceremony for the couple to be used following or, in some cases, in place of, a traditional get.   more
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Tags: havdalah, get


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