Bill: Jailed get-refusers to be banned from studying Torah

Prison alone is not enough for some recalcitrant husbands; conditions to be worsened, if a new bill passes.Hillel Fendel, 6/14/2016, 8:43 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

Lawyers team up to solve the Agunah crisis

Yashar Legal Coalition inaugurated to combat agunah issue and stop spousal abuseRaphael Poch, 12/3/2015, 1:30 PM

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

Rabbi Riskin Concerned over Haredi Control of Religious Affairs

Efrat's chief rabbi tells Jewish Home to press for 'reform,' both in divorce rights for women in religious courts and in the conversion law.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/5/2015, 3:46 PM

Watch: 'Abusive' Get-Refuser Thrown Out of Synagogue

Members of an organization helping 'chained women' follow rabbinic ruling against man who has refused to free his wife for 18 years.Ari Yashar, 2/5/2015, 3:39 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

Memorial for a Dear Friend

Prof. Chesler placed this ad in the New York Times. We join her in mourning a special human being.Prof. Phyllis Chesler, 4/6/2014, 12:58 AM

US Extradites Divorce Refuser To Israel

Bnei Brak man charged of serious crimes who fled to US, leaving his wife an agunah, brought back in first extradition of its kind.Ari Yashar, 1/1/2014, 9:53 AM

Move de Line: Agunot and Shalom Bayit

Shalom Bayit. Shalom Aleinu: A Plea for Peace and Understanding Rabbi Dr. Eliyahu Safran, 8/13/2013, 8:45 AM

Ohr Torah: All Kinds of Jews

Torah lights from Efrat, Gush Etzion, in the hills of Judea.Rabbi Shlomo Riskin, 8/1/2013, 5:11 PM