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Too Pious to Give a Get

10 Sivan 5776 – June 16, 2016
The ongoing behavior of withholding the Get is not pious behavior, therefore one can't demand the privileges and services that a pious person requires, demands or expects.

New Bill Revokes Get-Refusing Inmates’ ‘Mehadrin’ Kosher Food, Boarding Privileges

"A man who turns his wife into an aguna and refuses to obey the judges' order to stop abusing her is not truly a man who values halakha and maintaining a Jewish lifestyle."

Longtime Agunah, ‘Chained Woman’ Freed for Passover

7 Nisan 5774 – April 7, 2014
It’s taken 14 years and an ocean of sorrow but a “chained woman” is free in time for the seder.

Religious Divorce: Where Does Justice Lie?

24 Adar II 5774 – March 25, 2014
There is never an excuse to withhold a Get from a woman. NEVER!

NY Man Pleads Guilty to Violently Forcing Husbands to Free ’Agunot’

9 Adar II 5774 – March 10, 2014
A New York personal trainer has pleaded guilty in federal court to being part of a group of men who used violent means in...

New Hope for ‘Agunot’ Women Trapped by Separated Husbands

8 Tevet 5774 – December 10, 2013
A new initiative will use Jewish law to help “Agunot” women, separated from husbands who refuse to grant them a divorce that would let them re-marry.

FBI Arrests NY Rabbis for Beating Husbands Who Refuse Divorce

7 Heshvan 5774 – October 10, 2013
Many Jewish women suffer as “agunahs,” unable to re-marry because their husbands refuse them divorces. Four Jews, two of them rabbis, allegedly took the law into their hands and beat husbands until they agreed.

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