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The articles in this special section:


by Ruth Berger Goldston

A Rosh Hodesh group chooses the theme and symbols of Havdalah, the ceremonial farewell to the Sabbath, to ferry a friend out of her marriage.

The New, Improved Jewish Divorce

by Vicki Hollander

A rabbi writes her own get, brings along a minyan of women, and creates a feminist ritual for a male-dominated moment.

Emerging on the Other Side of a Marriage

by Karen Propp

Karen Propp discusses two books on divorcing well.