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Suicide highlights divorced dads’ plight

The man wrote: ‘It’s not enough that the heart breaks, but to separate me from my children?,’ and then shot himself.Gil Ronen, 3/15/2016, 8:25 PM

Egalitarian child support bill coming up in gov't

Bill would put an end to the current legal situation for couples, in which Jewish men shoulder all child support.Gil Ronen, 2/4/2016, 10:50 PM

Rabbinate ruling is 'a revolution in divorce law'

Prominent divorce attorney: complete equality between men and women in child support is just a matter of time.Attorney Yossi Hershkowitz, 12/7/2015, 10:24 AM

Rabbinate: Mothers will pay child support, too

Council of Chief Rabbinate in revolutionary decision says child support law must conform with modern reality.Ido Ben Porat, 12/1/2015, 11:56 AM

MKs propose egalitarian child support bill

MKs Kisch and Shasha-Biton propose revolutionary bill that will have some women paying child support to men.Gil Ronen, 11/30/2015, 1:53 PM

Anti-parent bill meeting opposition in Knesset

Kulanu and Shas oppose the bill that would take away parental rights – but is it all part of a sophisticated scheme?Gil Ronen, 11/4/2015, 8:57 AM

Dad Raises Kids But Has to Pay Mom Anyway

Only in Israel? Family court in Ramat Gan forces father to pay ex-wife child support even though kids live with him.Orli Harari, Gil Ronen, 8/3/2015, 1:42 PM

Enraged Dads Disrupt Herzog-Livni Event

Gender anger in lead-up to the elections: divorced fathers continue to crash center-left events as gays keep disturbing Jewish Home events.Gil Ronen, 3/1/2015, 6:38 PM

Divorced Men Crash Meeting, MK Lavie Escapes

Men suffering from Israel's harsh divorce laws vent rage at the Head of Knesset's Women's Advancement Committee.Gil Ronen, 2/24/2015, 12:51 PM

Jewish Home Wins Delay in Divorce Bill

Justice Minister Livni's bid to weaken the Rabbinic Courts' authority in divorce cases may face veto.Shlomo Pitrikovsky, Gil Ronen, 6/29/2014, 4:37 PM

MK Blasts Livni's 'Disgusting Gender Incitement'

MK Feiglin demands explanations from Justice Minister over 'delusional' and 'terribly insensitive' campaign against divorced fathers.Gil Ronen , 6/23/2014, 9:26 AM

Exposé: Divorced Kids Forced to 'Contact Centers'

Proportion of parents, mostly dads, who see their children under these humiliating conditions is 10-20 times that in the US.Avraham Ben Horin, 2/15/2014, 9:01 PM

Fathers' Activist Suing over Feminist MK's Remark

MK Orly Abekasis alleged that father's rights activists sent her a picture of a gun. Haaretz, which quoted her, is being sued.Gil Ronen, 12/30/2013, 3:27 PM

Court Rules Equality Trumps Child Support Payments

Family Court judge says 'courts' rulings must be fitted to the sweeping changes in family relations in our times.' Feminists aghast.Gil Ronen, 12/17/2013, 1:48 PM

Dads: Child Support in Israel among OECD's Highest

Only Swiss divorced fathers pay more than Israeli ones, say fathers' activists. Egalitarian reform is opposed by women's groups.Gil Ronen, 12/16/2013, 8:11 AM

No Jewish Home Veto on Anti-Rabbinical Court Bill

Team of ministers from all four Coalition parties will decide if family courts get advantage over rabbincal ones in divorce.Gil Ronen, 12/15/2013, 5:57 PM

'Feminist' MKs Vow to Fight Equality in Divorce

Justice Minister proposes changing Tender Years' Doctrine to prefer mothers over fathers only with children aged 0-2.Gil Ronen, 12/9/2013, 1:54 PM

'Precedent': Father Won't Pay Child Support

The divorced couple's three sons are under the father's custody, two girls are with the mother.Gil Ronen, 11/17/2013, 4:59 PM

Child Support Ruling ‘Very Good News for Fathers’

Judge makes unprecedented ruling freeing father from all child support obligations due to joint custody, salary gap.Maayana Miskin, 8/25/2013, 12:55 PM

Misunderstanding the Mamzer

Both the mamzer and Jewish divorce appear in the Parsha. A proper Jewish divorce, when a couple cannot stay together, can prevent mamzerut from happening.Rabbi Dr Raymond Apple, 8/16/2013, 5:20 PM

TV Host: Feminism Felling Divorced Dads

Avri Gilad, one of Israel's most popular TV personalities, decries "fad" of false accusations.Arutz Sheva, 5/20/2013, 9:03 AM

Israeli Conference to Focus on Battered Men

Men are less likely to report being hit or to obtain treatment, says a domestic abuse expert. First conference on the subject in Israel.Arutz Sheva staff, 4/29/2013, 4:15 AM

Radio Host: Custody Issue a ‘National Scourge’

Divorced father terms separation from child a ‘personal Holocaust,’ earns emotional response from radio host Jackie Levy.Gil Ronen and Maayana Miskin, 4/9/2013, 5:48 PM

'Chauvinism' Campaign Fails to Dent Bayit Yehudi

Anger in religious-Zionist leadership at Likud attempts to portray Rabbi Eli Ben Dahan as anti-women.Gil Ronen, 1/13/2013, 11:37 AM

Economy Party Fights for Divorced Fathers

Even terrorism can be fought using economics. The new Calcala party is headed by a former Kadima MK and two American brothers.Ben Bresky, 1/13/2013, 8:51 AM

NU's New #2: I'll Lead Fight for Family Values

Rabbi Eliyahu Ben-Dahan, #2 on the National Union's Knesset list, says fathers are targeted by false complaints.Gil Ronen, 11/19/2012, 2:51 PM

Dads Confront MK Orlev Over 'Radical Feminism'

Divorced fathers whose children were torn from them demand Jewish Home MK fight for family values.Arutz Sheva, 11/3/2012, 8:52 PM

New Jersey Abductor Mother Indicted

Woman who fled with her American-born daughter to Israel indicted on eight criminal counts.Gil Ronen, 8/14/2012, 9:40 AM

Grandparents' Access to Children of Divorce Eased

New law helps grandparents seek access with their grandchildren over the objections of custodial parent. Arutz Sheva, 7/27/2012, 3:41 PM

Documentary on Father's Rights Causes Change

False claims of child abuse, sexual molestation or domestic violence by wives are being debated in the Knesset due to this film. Jacob Kahn, 8/26/2011, 4:19 PM