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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.

Leniencies In The Matter Of Agunot

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

Justice For The Agunah

One who may leave his wife an agunah is not included in the general rule that we may not imprison on Shabbos.

Rivka Haut, Women of the Wall Co-Founder and Agunot Advocate, Dies

Rivka Haut, a foremost advocate for agunot, Orthodox women who have been refused a religious divorce and also a founder of the Women of...

Another NY Man Pleads Guilty of Violence against Divorce-Refusers

Another New York City man has pleaded guilty to being part of a group of men who used violent means in exchange for pay...

A Memorable Weekend for Divorced Orthodox Jews

My involvement with Frum Divorce corresponds to a lot of the work I do at The Jewish Press helping agunot and others going through divorce.

Report of Tamar Epstein Get Denied

A source close to Aharon Friedman, the estranged husband of Tamar Epstein, is denying a report that he has granted his wife a religious...

New Hope for ‘Agunot’ Women Trapped by Separated Husbands

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.

The Ketubah as a Prenup

If the Ketubah would be taken seriously, as an enforceable legal document then there would be fewer agunot, "chained" women awaiting Jewish divorce from their husbands.

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