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