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  • n. Plural form of ketubah.


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  • /May it be your will to free the captive wives of Israel/When love and sanctity have fled the home,/But their husbands bind them in the tatters of ketubot.

    International Coalition for Agunah Rights (ICAR).

  • Some of the oldest Jewish documents preserved to this day are ketubot (marriage contracts) and get (decrees of divorce.)

    Why Most Americans Support Husband Notification

  • Alpert has attended weddings, bris and baby naming ceremonies for former USYers, and has signed dozens of ketubot.


  • Most well known for her ketubot (Jewish marriage contracts), Shain Schloss also finds inspiration in historic Jewish names, and has created a series, "The Names Project," that includes Esther and Mordechai.

    Jewish Exponent News

  • A small, moving series of Torah mantles tells the story of Smollan's own family exodus from Lithuania to South Africa; these objects are artificially aged and stained and incorporate fragments of family travel documents and ketubot (Jewish marriage contracts), photographs, and other memorabilia.


  • Anyway, I believe we've narrowed our ketubah search down to two beautiful ketubot.


  • This one is a boy who discovers in himself a genius for making ketubot, beautifully decorated Jewish marriage contracts that record not only the bare fact of the union of two people, but summon the very souls of the couple who commit to each other in this way; a boy who becomes a man tormented by that peculiar genius and the expectations it creates, and by his creative gift as a great painter whose subject matter is the ecstatic physical union of human bodies in the sexual act.

    Peter Clothier: The Marriage Artist

  • Also describes the “Lieberman clause” added to Conservative ketubot (marriage contracts) in 1954, the 1969 decision of the Conservative Movement’s Rabbinical Assembly to nullify any marriage when a husband does not provide a get within six months of a civil divorce, New York State court cases and “get laws” enacted in 1983 and 1992, and reasons why there are still agunot among Orthodox women today.

    Annotated Bibliography and Guide to Archival Resources on the History of Jewish Women in America.

  • __________ the bridegroom has taken upon himself the responsibility for all the obligations of this ketubah, as is customary with other ketubot made for the daughters of Israel in accordance with the institution of our sages-may their memory be for a blessing!



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