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Knesset Gives Preliminary Approval to Religious Sanctions on Recalcitrant Husbands in...

9 Adar 5777 – March 7, 2017
'The bill is intended to authorize the rabbinical courts to levy these limits on get refusers sitting in prison, in order to persuade them to release their wives from the chains of their Aguna status.'

Bill Advances to Guarantee Women on Panel to Nominate Rabbis

19 Iyyar 5773 – April 28, 2013
The absence of Haredi parties in the government is already being, and women probably will be among those nominating Israel’s next rabbinic judges and chief rabbis.

Stories of Yom Kippur

6 Tishri 5773 – September 21, 2012
On Erev Yom Kippur, the Gaon Rav Atshal of Frankfurt (Tifereth Avraham) would usually permit the eating of every doubtful fowl, which was brought before him to decide. He would make all the doubtful cases kosher.

Three Cheers For IRF’s Mandating Prenuptial Agreements

3 Sivan 5772 – May 23, 2012
We know that genuine halachically viable solutions to the agunah problem are hard to come by and might not even be within our grasp. But we also know the agunah problem can be functionally solved in practice, even if not in theory, and the solution is clear and obvious.

Bet Din On The Clock: Nathan Lewin Wants Jewish Courts To...

28 Adar 5772 – March 21, 2012
Like other chassidic dynasties, Bobov was not immune to one day experiencing a schism. When Rabbi Naftali Zvi Halberstam, the fourth Bobover Rebbe, died in 2005, a dispute arose over who would succeed him. Some chassidim sought to appoint his younger half-brother, Rabbi Ben Zion Aryeh Leibish Halberstam, as the next rebbe; and others sought out the fourth rebbe’s sons-in-law: Rabbi Mordechai Dovid Unger as the rebbe, and Rabbi Yehoshua Rubin as the Bobov rav (serving as head of the bet din and as the posek).

Dealing With The Agunah Quandary For 9/11 Widows

8 Elul 5771 – September 7, 2011
When unthinkable disaster struck a decade ago and close to 3,000 people were murdered at the World Trade Center, the scale of destruction created a unique challenge for victims' families: identification of the dead.

Q & A: Birkat Sefirat HaOmer

21 Iyyar 5764 – May 12, 2004
QUESTION: What if one counted the Omer but forgot to utter the blessing - has the obligation been fulfilled? Why do we recite a blessing for this counting, when we find that for the zayin nekiyim - the seven clean days - there is no such blessing? Is the counting not similar?M. GoldmanMiami Beach, FL

Letters to the Editor

21 Shevat 5764 – February 13, 2004
Hail To The ChiefI enjoyed reading William Rapfogel's account of receiving a personal check from President Bush for the work of the Metropolitan Council...

The Jewish Week And Allegations Of Abuse

13 Sivan 5763 – June 13, 2003
The Jewish Press' continuing coverage, in our Family Matters section, of students' claims of abuse at the hands of unidentified teachers in our yeshivos, attests to the significance we attach to the problem. Yet we are constrained to note our serious reservations about how the issue has been treated in The Jewish Week.

Time To Revisit The Get Law?

7 Iyyar 5763 – May 9, 2003
Several weeks ago, Rabbi Mordechai Willig went public with an apology to a young man over the treatment meted out to him ten years ago by a Beth Din headed by Rabbi Willig. The young man had brought charges against Rabbi Baruch Lanner and was severely chastised by the tribunal following their consideration of the matter.

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