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