December 10th, 2012
Avishalom Westreich has just published Talmud-Based Solutions to the Problem of the Agunah, the latest book to appear from the Agunah Research Unit. Here’s the table of contents (chapter four can be downloaded here):
Chapter One: The Rebellious Wife (Moredet): A Talmudic Source for Unilateral Divorce?
Chapter Two: Ketubbah Stipulations and the Rebellious Wife in the Palestinian Tradition
Chapter Three: Palestinian Ketubbah Stipulations and the Geonic Moredet
Chapter Four: Marriage Annulment: From Mishnah to Talmud
Chapter Five: Marriage Annulment in Post-Talmudic Times
Chapter Six: Hafka‘at Kiddushin in Practice
Chapter Seven: Mistaken Marriage, Conditional Marriage: The Talmudic Basis of an Innovative Approach
Chapter Eight: From Theory to Practice: Will and Ability
Chapter Nine: Who is an Agunah?