This episode is deeply personal and touches upon an experience that many people have dealt with: divorce.

Join Miriam Anzovin and Kali Foxman as they share their own experiences of getting divorced in the Jewish tradition. With the help of two experts, they demystify the Jewish divorce process, including the get (Jewish divorce document), and what it means as a woman to receive one—or not—both in the United States and in Israel.

Our guests on this episode are Layah Lipsker, a Jewish educator and director of the Boston Agunah Taskforce, which is devoted to research, education and advocacy for fairness in the Jewish divorce process, and Dr. Susan Weiss, founder of the Center for Women’s Justice, which is leading the legal battle for women’s equality, dignity and justice under Jewish law in Israel.

Resources mentioned in this podcast:

  • In need of help and resources in Boston? The Boston Agunah Task Force can help. To learn more about the get process and send your questions to a consultant, visit
  • Find information for divorcing couples and their attorneys here.
  • To learn more about the halachic prenuptial agreement and download the Center for Women’s Justice “Agreement for a Just and Fair Marriage,” click here.

Edited by Jesse Ulrich, with music by Ryan J. Sullivan.