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Gittin 3: Can a Woman Witness Her Own Get?

How many people must witness the shaliach’s statement that he was present for the signing and giving of the get (2 vs 3)? And why. But isn’t one witness enough, under these conditions? Wouldn’t a woman also be sufficient under these conditions? Also, whose opinion is the basis for the mishnah’s position? Plus, the Torah (d’Oraita) level and rabbinic level to the issues of gittin/divorce.

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Anne and Yardaena

Anne Gordon is the deputy editor of Ops & Blogs at The Times of Israel. She is a veteran educator, having taught in high school and post-high school institutions in Israel and America for several decades. Yardaena Osband is a pediatrician and teaches in her community and online. They both hail from Boston, proud alumna of Maimonides School, where they first learned Gemara. Talking Talmud is their conversation (via podcast) on the daf yomi. They say: "Learning the daf? We have something for you to think about. Not learning the daf? We have something for you to think about! (Along with a taste of the daf...) Join the conversation with us!"
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