'He said that if anything happened to him, I should continue on'

Severely injured soldier's wife explains why she divorced him.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/11/2017, 11:33 AM

Money changer tells police: Shoot him in the knees

Suspect connected to criminal organization tries to harm ex-wife's new partner.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/8/2017, 11:20 AM

'My grandchildren have no rights'

New organization backs children's rights when parents divorce, ability to maintain relationships with both parents.Chana Roberts, 8/11/2017, 11:04 AM

It's not an incentive for parents - it's a grant for children!

MK Merav Ben-Ari responds to Arutz Sheva's article on school grants. With comments by Arutz Sheva.MK Merav BenAri, Chana Roberts, 8/11/2017, 8:11 AM

Israeli government offers financial incentives to divorced moms

Rich divorced moms get 1,000 NIS per child, while most children suffering poverty get nothing at all. Opinion.Gil Ronen, 8/10/2017, 8:14 AM

Seniors are most likely to commit suicide, Health Ministry finds

Divorced fathers, Ethiopian immigrants, are also at heightened risk. And why are Jews more likely to commit suicide than Arabs?Chana Roberts, 8/7/2017, 3:46 PM

NY woman and son murder husband, then dump acid on his face

Divorcing wife kills husband, gets grown children to help in murder, mutilation, and hiding of the body.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/26/2017, 3:24 PM

'Father finds himself in kafkaesque situation'

Tel Aviv Rabbinical Court rules woman who filed false complaint against husband should lose alimony.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/20/2017, 12:55 PM

Why were guests ejected from Knesset meeting?

Jewish Home MK explains her decision to remove guests from discussion, says Israel may need to rethink changing Tender Years Clause.Hezki Baruch, 7/19/2017, 1:44 PM

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

'Lawyers tell women to rip their husbands apart'

Likud MK during discussion on libelous complaints: Why do divorced men commit suicide? Because they're not allowed to see their children.Gil Ronen, 7/15/2017, 10:30 PM

'Once I was an amazing dad'

'For over a month, I haven't been a dad,' Y. says. 'I didn't know that if you catch your wife cheating, you can't be a dad anymore.'Gil Ronen, 7/10/2017, 10:28 AM

'The suffering must stop'

Meeting to deal with estranged couples' libelous claims goes on as planned, participants reveal shocking statistics.Eliran Aharon, 7/7/2017, 8:09 AM

The silent tragedy of men who suffer from recalcitrant wives

Rabbinical courts pride themselves on helping women chained to recalcitrant husbands - but what about the men chained to recalcitrant wives?Shimon Cohen, 6/21/2017, 11:48 AM

Wife of severely-injured soldier is starting down a 'new road'

Wife of the worst-injured soldier from Operation Protective Edge announces her decision to 'start down a new road.'Chana Roberts, 5/29/2017, 1:19 PM

A kick during the wedding led to divorce

Husband claims wife stepped on foot in order to 'rule over' him, says rabbi made a mistake in amount stipulated in marriage contract.Eliran Aharon, 5/28/2017, 11:16 AM

Psychiatrist: Murderer is mentally unstable

District psychiatrist says man who murdered ex-wife was not in charge of his faculties at the time of the murder.Shlomo Pyutrikovsky, 5/15/2017, 3:18 PM

Rabbinical court works to permit marriage to 'mamzer'

Be'er Sheva rabbis invalidate marriage to erase 'mamzer' status.Eliran Aharon, 3/29/2017, 12:44 PM

Transgender refuses to grant divorce, claims he is a woman

Haifa Rabbinical court forces transgender person to grant wife a get, despite his claiming he could not give it as he is a woman.Yoel Domb, 3/20/2017, 7:57 PM

Why do people get divorced?

Family attorney discusses reasons people divorce, says disagreements are 'not enough' for court to allow divorce.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/12/2017, 10:12 AM

Are they married? Wife says yes, but husband insists he's single

Rabbinic court called upon to determine whether couple are actually married.David Rosenberg, 2/2/2017, 10:39 PM

UK court: Haredi kids don't have to meet transgender dad

Manchester judge rules haredi children don't have to meet nonobservant, transgender father because of 'social harm.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/1/2017, 8:15 AM

Police arrest mother for abusing toddler

Israeli Police arrest mother after father reports signs of abuse on toddler's body.Orly Harari, 1/23/2017, 10:55 AM

Chief Rabbi Lau has special request for divorcing parents

Chief Ashkenazic Rabbi tells divorcing parents 'children need both mother and father, do all you can to ensure it happens.'Hezki Baruch, 1/23/2017, 7:58 AM

Battle to revoke divorce of 'bound' woman heats up

Supreme Court called in to adjudicate case of woman who received divorce after husband entered coma - but caused a rabbinic controversy.David Rosenberg, 1/11/2017, 1:57 PM

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

Report shows link between divorce, poverty rates

Israeli nonprofit turns to Welfare Minister, requests change in divorce Israeli policy.Ido Ben Porat, 12/21/2016, 2:47 PM

FBI nabs two in Satmar murder plot

Satmar rabbi and associate arrested for allegedly plotting murder of man who refused to grant his wife a divorce.David Rosenberg, 9/8/2016, 10:15 AM

Father finds son after 2-month search

After two-month search, father locates three-year-old son at shelter for battered women with his ex-wife.Gil Ronen, 9/1/2016, 8:38 AM

Desperate man turns to public after ex-wife runs off with kids

"I feel like I have no rights."Gil Ronen, 8/29/2016, 8:08 PM

New rabbinical law limits exorbitant prenuptial agreements

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

Haredi father who blocked son’s divorce given prison sentence

Man who pressured son to withhold divorce from disabled wife gets 30-day prison sentence.JTA, 8/14/2016, 9:40 AM

‘The women lied in 99% of lie detector tests’

Family court judge says women who asked for restraining orders against husbands almost always failed polygraph tests.Alfi Shauly, 6/23/2016, 5:58 PM

Divorce becoming more common in Israel

Central Bureau of Statistics reveal that about 2% of the population are divorced, rate is constantly increasing.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/19/2016, 3:52 PM

'Refuser' husband located after 10 years, finally gives divorce

Recalcitrant husband assumed new identity, lived in unregistered apartment for decade to avoid giving his wife a get.Hillel Fendel, 6/1/2016, 5:45 PM

Make your marriage a priority

Is your marriage vibrant or just tolerable?Learn how to be in a relationship with each other,talk to each other,understand each other.Rabbi Shlomo Slatkin MS,LCPC, 3/25/2016, 10:18 AM

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

Marriage 911: Developing feelings of love and attraction

Do enjoyable activities together, spend fun time together regularly, take care of your appearance.Rabbi Simcha and Chaya Feuerman , 2/4/2016, 9:13 AM

Roommates or Soulmates? Revive Your Marriage

Reignite the spark.Focus on your spouse in a positive and connected way...Express your feelings of love and appreciation daily.MARRIAGE:Rabbi Shlomo Slatkin, 1/29/2016, 8:55 AM

10 habits to build a strong marriage

Infuse NEW ENERGY into your relationship. Be proactive in your love life. Make more time for your spouse. Express your love every day.Slovie Jungreis-Wolff, 1/1/2016, 9:19 AM

Rabbinical Court to 'shame' man into giving wife a get

Jerusalem rabbinical court to put recalcitrant husband through shaming exercise to persuade him to grant wife a Jewish divorce.Moshe Cohen, 11/23/2015, 8:44 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

Rabbinical Judges Chip in for Chained Woman

A woman sobbed that she couldn't afford what it would cost to get divorced – and the rabbis opened their wallets.Hillel Fendel, 7/10/2015, 2:12 AM

Refuses 'Get' 14 Years - Gets Money, Zero Jail Time

Rabbinical court grants 100,000 shekels to Haifa resident who refused to divorce spouse for 14 long years.Gil Ronen, 6/10/2015, 12:30 PM

Court to Yeshiva Student: Get a Job!

A Family Court judge tells yeshiva student he has a responsibility to find a job and pay the required child support to his five children.Moshe Cohen, 4/9/2015, 10:52 AM

Rabbinical Courts: 'Gett' Movie Demonizes Us

Batei Din offer a harsh review of the film 'Gett', which they compare to the libelous 'Jenin, Jenin.'Gil Ronen, 3/4/2015, 1:08 PM

Could a New 'Halakhic Pre-nup' Help 'Chained' Women?

Tzohar rabbinical organization reveals groundbreaking new legal initiative to help solve the 'agunah' crisis.Gedalyah Reback, 3/2/2015, 10:30 AM

Female Lawyers Decry False Accusations in Divorce

In a stormy Knesset session, women's activists denied female lawyers's claims of an epidemic of false charges.Avraham Ben-Horin, 9/28/2014, 4:05 PM

Chief Rabbi Lau Helps Free 'Chained' Woman After 14 Years

Ashkenazic Chief Rabbi lauded for breathing 'a new spirit' into the rabbinate, after helping an agunah end her 14-year struggle for divorce.Hillel Fendel, 9/15/2014, 5:36 PM

UN Calls on Israel to Cancel 'Tender Years' Clause

UN Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights says Israel discriminates against men in divorce.Gil Ronen, 12/6/2011, 4:43 PM

Knesset to Approve Bill Against Male 'Get' Refusers

Bill would force Rabbinical Courts to discuss sanctions against recalcitrant husbands 30 days after 'get' was ordered.Gil Ronen, 11/1/2011, 10:26 AM