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A Kohain may not marry a divorcee. (Vayikra 21:7) I am wondering if anyone ever did statistics of Orthodox Jews and divorce to see if there is a smaller percentage of Kohanim that get divorced relative to a Levi or Yisrael as for a male Kohain it would be even harder to get remarried since he may not marry a divorcee.

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    On a related note, there were certain Halachos added to Gittin (Mekushar, I think?) that made the Get process more complex in order to prevent a Kohen from divorcing his wife in a fit of anger, and then not be able to remarry her. – Salmononius2 Jun 4 '18 at 16:46
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    Are there any ramifications of this that pertain to Judaism? Otherwise it seems off topic. – Alex Jun 4 '18 at 18:52
  • @Salmononius2 Get Koreiach. Mekushar is a thing done to make it a Get Koreiach. See the very end of HaZoreik in Gittin. – DonielF Jun 4 '18 at 19:31
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    Frequency of a certain Mitzva performance in the face of certain potential Issurim is unambiguously on topic. – Double AA Jun 4 '18 at 20:29
  • According to The Times of Israel, about 30% of Orthodox Jewish marriages in the U.S. end in divorce. Compare this with the 50% of marriages total in the U.S. which end in divorce, at least according to here. – ezra Jun 4 '18 at 20:54

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