Supreme Court: Women can pay child support, too

Supreme Court rules child support should be set by financial status, not gender.Ido Ben Porat, 7/19/2017, 10:20 AM

Disabled man's alimony leaves him homeless, eating tree fruit

Ami has undergone several surgeries for cancer, divorced, and lost his job. Alimony he is forced to pay erases his disability pension.Gil Ronen, 1/8/2017, 3:03 PM

New child support law advances

New law requiring child support to be based on parental income advances in Knesset.Hezki Baruch, 12/28/2016, 10:05 AM

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 child support 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

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

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

Somali-American Man Joins Jihad to Escape Child Support

Secular Muslim reportedly flees Minneapolis to escape paying $700 per month to two ex-wives, only to be killed.Tova Dvorin, 5/22/2015, 12:36 PM

MK Blasts Livni's 'Disgusting Incitement' against Divorced Dads

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

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

'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 is ‘Very Good News for Divorced 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

Lapid Proud of ‘Historic’ Child Benefits Cut

‘We’re moving from benefits culture to work culture,’ Finance Minister boasts as child benefits are slashed.Maayana Miskin, 8/18/2013, 1:47 PM

It’s Official: Child Benefits to be Cut

Parents to children will see a cut in monthly income as the government votes to scale back child payments.Maayana Miskin, 7/30/2013, 12:46 PM

‘Lapid Taking Food from Children’s Plates’

MKs condemn, ridicule planned cut to child benefits.Maayana Miskin, 6/30/2013, 2:45 PM