About This Text
Gittin (plural of “Get,” or writ of divorce) is a tractate in Seder Nashim (“Order of Women,” which addresses family law). Its nine chapters primarily discuss the process of writing and transmitting a get. Chapter four addresses the concept of tikkun ha’olam, or enactments instituted by the sages for the betterment of the world.
Composed: Talmudic Israel, c.190 - c.230 CE