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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

Man who blocked son’s divorce given jail 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

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

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 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 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 Lauded for Freeing Agunah

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 OK 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