Desperate man cries help after ex-wife takes kids

Desperate man cries help after ex-wife takes kids

"I feel like I have no rights."Gil Ronen, 8/29/2016, 8:08 PM
New rabbinical law limits compensation for divorce

New rabbinical law limits compensation for divorce

In the wake of divorce complications, the Jerusalem Rabbinical Court issued a new ruling today: no exorbitant prenuptial agreements.Tal Polon, 8/15/2016, 4:28 PM
Suicide highlights divorced dads’ plight

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

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'

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

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 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

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

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

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

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

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 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'

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

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

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

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

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

'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

'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’

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

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

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

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’

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

'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

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

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'

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

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

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

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