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MK Proposes Bill to Publicize Names of Recalcitrant Jewish Husbands

“Women denied a divorce may as well be dead,” MK Revital Swid said.

Rabbinate Report: Jerusalem Leads Israel in Divorces

Jerusalem led in 2016 in number of divorces: 725 couples. Meanwhile, Modi'in Illit saw a 45% rise in divorces. In all, in 2016, 10,841 couples were divorced in Israel, compared with 10,653 in 2015.

Supreme Court Bars Supreme Rabbinic Court from Ruling on ‘Safed Get’

The ruling permitted an Aguna whose husband is in a vegetative state to remarry.

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."

Can Lawyers Help Solve The Agunah Crisis?

Lewin said that today every time he visits Israel, he is asked to visit the Rabbinical Court to discuss cases of Israeli husbands who have absconded to the United States without giving their wives a Get.

Mossad: All 11 Jews Missing after Fleeing Iran in the 90s Were Murdered

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu ordered the Mossad to expand the investigation of the fate of the missing Iranian Jews.

Leniencies In The Matter Of Agunot

Rambam: Regarding a husband who refuses to give a Get: "He is beaten until he says, ‘I agree.’ ”

Religious Divorce: Where Does Justice Lie?

There is never an excuse to withhold a Get from a woman. NEVER!

Proposed Law: No ‘Mehadrin’ Kosher Food to Imprisoned Get Refusers

Lipman's proposal was crafted in coordination with Chief Rabbi Dovid Lau.

Agunah Gets her Get

Gital Dodelson, the “chained” woman featured on the front page of the New York Post last fall, says she has received a get, or...

Husband Jumps Out of Court Window to Escape Divorce

Jerusalem police deployed a helicopter Wednesday to help them look for a convict who jumped out from a bathroom window in rabbinical court rather...

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