Bill to restore authority of rabbinical courts advancesMinisterial Committee endorses bill to restore authority to rabbinical courts to serve as arbitrators in cases involving civil law.
Recalcitrant husband takes Rabbis to court over shamingRabbinical Court ordered shaming of Oded Gez who refused to give his wife a divorce.
Religious courts chief: Give rabbis bachelor's degreesRabbi Shimon Jacoby is demanding the academic recognition of rabbinical licenses. "These highly-educated people...can only help the public."
Three religious Zionist judges appointed to Supreme CourtNine judges - including three from religious Zionist movement - appointed to Supreme Rabbinical Court.
Israel's Trump conversion row raises concerns among US JewsLeading American Jewish organization expresses concern over Israel's religious court system following rejection of rabbi's conversions.
Rabbis call for Ivanka Trump conversion to be recognizedBeit Hillel, group of modern Orthodox rabbis, criticizes rejection of Ivanka Trump conversion, warns of potential consequences.
Shaked: 'Don't lecture me on need for Zionist judges'Justice Minister Ayelet Shaked responds to rabbinical, women's groups concerned about too much haredi control over rabbinical courts.
Shaked: New Rabbinical Court 'A Revolution for Israel'A new era in religious adjudication has begun with the selection of new rabbinical judges, Justice Minister Ayelet Shaked said.
Rabbinical Judges Chip in for Chained WomanA woman sobbed that she couldn't afford what it would cost to get divorced – and the rabbis opened their wallets.
Sources: Chief Rabbinate to Again Oversee ConversionHaredi party sources said Sunday that they had reached an agreement with the Likud on rolling back recently approved rules on conversion.
MK Chetboun: Rabbinical Judges Faced with Impossible TaskChetboun's 'Judges Law' to go before Ministerial Committee on Legislation: 'We cannot blame judges; we do not give them tools to work.'
High Court Allows Mother to Refuse Son's CircumcisionIn precedent-setting ruling, Court says Rabbinical Court can't force circumcision if one parent objects.
Religious Divorce Must Not Be an Emotional WeaponBreaking up is hard to do, but we must not have a situation where we marry as Bnai Torah and divorce like terrorists. A response to an issue making headlines in NY.
Women to get 4 of 11 Seats in Dayanim C'teeBill was presented by MKs Aliza Lavie and Shuli Moalem. It passed despite stiff hareidi opposition.
9% Rise in Jewish Divorce Requests in 201288,000 divorce files opened in Rabbinical Courts in 2012, up from less than 81,000 in 2011.
NU's New #2: I'll Lead Fight for Family ValuesRabbi Eliyahu Ben-Dahan, #2 on the National Union's Knesset list, says fathers are targeted by false complaints.