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44 Orthodox Rabbis Attack Tzohar Prenuptial Get: If You Support It You’re Not Orthodox

The state of mind of a husband who signed the Tzohar prenuptial agreement may be affected by the financial consequences to the point where his get may not be given in a purely voluntary manner.

Rejuvenation: A Tammuz Muse [audio]

Feminism, hypocrisy, radical Islam, tourism and the devastating report on Jewish affiliation in America today on Rejuvenation with Eve Harow.

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.

Snub or Honor: the Case of UJA NY Federation and Phyllis Chesler

After news of the inglorious disinvitation spread, UJA Fed CEO Eric Goldstein offered Chesler an abject apology.

Sweden’s ‘First Feminist Government in the World’ Dons Hijab, Bows before Tehran Mullahs [video]

Iranian activist Alinejad has no illusions about the state of European feminism, writing that 'European female politicians are hypocrites.'

Jewish Women’s Foundation Awards Tel Aviv Sexual Assault Crisis Center

According to JWF, for many survivors this may be the first time they feel they have received emotional acknowledgement or validation of their experiences.

Too Pious to Give a Get

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.

Report: Rabbinate May Be Plotting to Dump Rabbi Riskin of Efrat

The Chief Rabbinate will invite Rabbi Riskin for a hearing on whether to extend his term, ostensibly because of his age but possibly because of his views on conversion.

Watch Saudi Arabian Woman Break the Law by Driving a Car [video]

Can a Twitter account with 355,000 followers convince Saudi Arabia to allow women to drive?

Israel Wants UN to Recognize Hamas – as a Terrorist Organization

The obvious rejection will be valuable for historians to understand why the UN is a world disaster area.

Isfahan Demonstration for Women’s Rights Becomes Anti-Government Protest

A demonstration by 10,000 in Isfahan for women's rights has morphed into a protest against Iran's regime.

Saudi Women Fined for Gross Traffic Crimes, Such as Driving (Video)

Women drivers are so terrible in Saudi Arabia that police fine any woman they see. Their crime is driving. Threats of fines kept the “women’s driver protest” to a mere trickle.

Agunot Activist Woman Appointed to Panel for Jewish Judges

Justice Minister Tzipi Livni has appointed the first woman as one of the members of the State Committee for the Appointment of Rabbinical Court...

Israel Hosts Global Conference to Promote Women’s Rights

Attendees learned about Israel’s success promoting women’s rights.

Rohani’s Acid Test: Can Women Enter Soccer Stadium?

Women in Iran are pinning their hopes on Hassan Rohani to pass what would be a sweeping reform in the Islamic Republic – allowing...

Obama Cites Liberties, Israel in Heritage Month Declaration

President Obama cited the Jewish striving for freedom and the U.S.-Israel bond in his Jewish American Heritage Month declaration. "Jewish immigrants from all over the...

Bar Refaeli’s Vulgar Super Bowl Ad

GoDaddy's Super Bowl spot was a disappointment for American culture and even more disappointing that it starred an Israeli icon.

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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