The conference, which took place on June 12, 2013, discussed the necessity of the propoert component in Halachic marriage.
In the first session of the conference, the lecturers discussed the following issues:
Is the property component is a desirable element in establishing a Jewish home in the first place?
Is there a substantial connection between the property part of the kiddushin to the “sanctity of Israel”?
Or is there a significant contrast between the property kiddushin and the “brotherhood and friendship” part of the marriage?
During the second session of the conference, the lecturers discussed the following topics:
Could there be an halachic marriage without the property component? If so, how can this be done while preserving as much of the common marriage ceremony as possible?
We thank again the speaker who were able to come and share their wisdom with us.