This is the story of a woman's journey through love, divorce, spirituality, empowerment and, finally, self-discovery. It focuses on the life experiences of a modern woman who is pressured to participate in an ancient Orthodox ritual that ends her thirty-year marriage. Initially fearful of participating in a ceremony that requires her to stand alone before a panel of Orthodox rabbis, she ultimately comes to believe that the get is truly a profound gift. With the assistance of two very special spiritual leaders, she confronts insecurity and fear to emerge victorious.
The GetA Spiritual Memoir of Divorce
By Elise Edelson Katch
(284 Pages)Publisher: Simcha Press, 2001
This beautifully written book details a process rarely told before. Readers will be fascinated by this personal and spiritual quest from loss to abundance. You will be propelled through an experience of intense anxiety until the moment of finality is reached. Readers feel the end when a single piece of parchment representing a life together is dropped into the author's hands and cut.