Sephardic Chief Rabbi: Get married at age 20

Rabbi Yitzhak Yosef tells yeshiva students to ignore deans, marry early.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/3/2017, 3:00 PM

Jewish couple in their 80s die holding hands

Chicago Jewish couple married 69 years die moments apart holding hands.JTA, 4/29/2017, 8:25 PM

Rabbinic group commends VP Mike Pence for remarks on marriage

Pence termed "model example of conduct" by Orthodox rabbinic group, while others call him discriminatory against women.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/9/2017, 6:22 AM

MK marries abroad to avoid Chief Rabbinate

MK Svetlova: 'The only one that was absent from this beautiful ceremony was the Orthodox rabbinate.'JTA, 4/5/2017, 10:48 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

Man proposes during Jerusalem Marathon

Finishing his race in the Jerusalem Marathon this morning, man proposes to his running partner.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/17/2017, 1:21 PM

Rabbi: Couples whose ketubas burned cannnot live together

The chief rabbi of Zichron Yaakov said couples whose ketubas were destroyed in the blazes cannot live together until they draw up a new one.JTA, 11/29/2016, 6:30 PM

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

The state of marriage in Israel

Who is getting married? At what age are Israelis tying the knot? And who is marrying whom?Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/17/2016, 5:18 PM

New Jersey woman loses inheritance for marrying a Jew

A woman who alleged her father disinherited her for marrying a Jewish man lost her appeal in a New Jersey court.JTA, 8/17/2016, 2:36 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

Watch: Saudi family therapist gives advice on wife beating

Saudi therapist, Khaled Al-Saqaby, claims women's desire for equality causes marital strife.Shoshana Miskin, 4/24/2016, 7:58 PM

Terminally ill man allowed to convert after years of struggle

After years of bureaucratic hardship, couple finally allowed to undergo Orthodox conversion, marry and make Aliyah.Shoshana Miskin, 4/18/2016, 12:08 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

Ministers and marriage?

While on a tour, Minister of Tourism and Samaria Regional Council Head helped a groom-to-be propose to his sweetheart.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/6/2016, 3:37 PM

C.R.I.S.I.S.

Chazaq Shidduch Network will provide updated information to all shul shidduch committees. Stronger networking = more shidduchimRabbi Yoel Schonfeld (promotional content), 3/4/2016, 3:50 PM

Bring More Love and Joy In Your Marriage

10 things Happy Couples Avoid…Avoid negative attitudes .."Date" each other regularly.Laugh...Keep things light and fun.Rabbi Shlomo Slatkin MS,LCPC, 2/25/2016, 10:23 PM

Shidduchim - Singles dating via shadchanim

Look for a shadchan who has found shidduchim for singles similar in hashkafa or background to your child. Keep in touch with the shadchan.Shidduchim 101..Chana, 2/18/2016, 6:29 PM

Stop the complaining: How to overcome negativity

Our complaining builds a wall of negativity around us. Instead of complaining, become solution oriented.Slovie Jungreis-Wolff, 2/11/2016, 8:21 PM

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

Learning the art of marriage​

My wife and I have known each other for 48 years - but only now, after a medical crisis, have I begun to truly appreciate her.Dr. Harold Goldmeier, 1/25/2016, 4:49 PM

Dash of LOVE - lots of love

How can we preserve the bond of love and friendship to last throughout our marriage?Rav Refael and Adina Ribacoff, 1/22/2016, 11:42 AM

Marriage 911: What is your spouse really feeling?

Get emotionally closer to your spouse; improve your listening skills; seek to understand - and then be understood. Go on a listening tour.Rabbi Simcha and Chaya Feuerman , 1/17/2016, 6:07 PM

Shidduch Coaching: Successful Dating Tips

Social Skills Training and 'Shidduch Coaching', can help turn social anxiety and painful rejections into an enjoyable dating experience.Rifka Schonfeld, Director of SOS, 1/7/2016, 1:15 PM

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

MARRIAGE 911: How to become a forgiving person

Do not indulge yourself in toxic thoughts that you must have something and you deserve it - this attitude will bring you much anger.Rabbi Simcha, Chaya Feuerman , 12/24/2015, 9:08 PM

Shidduchim 101

Singles need to look 'well dressed' and 'put together' before they enter into the dating world.Chana/ Shidduchim 101, 12/17/2015, 8:44 AM

MARRIAGE 911:How to Talk About Your Resentment

6 Steps To Bring HAPPINESS and CLOSENESS Into Your MARRIAGE.Rabbi Simcha and Chaya Feuerman, 12/10/2015, 11:31 PM

Finding and keeping your 'bashert'

How to avoid the Dating Game Mistakes.Rabbi BenTzion Shafier/SHMUZ, 12/2/2015, 2:50 PM

Marriage 911: Letting go of resentments and revenge

Change revenge into forgiveness.Rabbi Simcha and Chaya Feuerman, 11/27/2015, 3:00 PM

Marriage 911: Three secrets revealed (part 1)

Let go of resentments, train yourself to let grudges go - and why 'being fair' is a recipe for disaster.Rabbi Simcha and Chaya Feuerman, 11/19/2015, 10:02 AM

5 tips to help you find your soulmate

A few thoughts on how to navigate the dating scene.Slovie Jungreis-Wolff, 11/15/2015, 8:09 AM

Marriage 911

Don't ignore your fears - confront them.Rabbi Simcha and Chaya Feuerman, 11/11/2015, 8:24 AM

PA Allows Its First Woman to Perform Muslim Weddings

Palestinian Authority recognizes Tahrir Hammad as first female qualified marriage officiant.Matt Wanderman, 9/23/2015, 10:34 PM

Rabbinate Cracks Down After Transgender Marriage Gaffe

After Rabbinate fooled into marrying a woman to a transgender man, Religion Ministry demands computerized background testing.Hezki Baruch, 6/28/2015, 7:56 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

MK: Change Law Threatening Prison for 'Off Record' Marriages

An MK seeks to change a law which threatens prison for Israelis who don't tell the Rabbinate they are married.Yaakov Levi, 11/30/2014, 3:52 PM

A 'Unique' Year of Religion and State in Israel

Rabbi Stav of the Tzohar organization tells Arutz Sheva about weighty religious bills and thirst for Jewish identity in Israel.Yoni Kempinski, Ari Yashar, 9/29/2014, 9:51 AM

IDF Hero from Operation Protective Edge Engaged

Lt. Eitan, who crawled into a Hamas tunnel to retrieve the body of IDF officer Hadar Goldin, is reportedly engaged.Moshe Cohen, 9/22/2014, 12:44 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

Watch: Officer Proposes at Military Staging Ground

Shai Vitovsky was called up to serve in Gaza just as he was planning to proposed to his beloved, Lihi Granot. He did the honorable thing.Gil Ronen, 7/23/2014, 8:25 AM

New Law to Prevent Rabbis Taking Wedding Fees

New law proposed by MK Shuly Muallem would prevent rabbis from taking 'unfair' fees, aimed at supporting young couples.Yaakov Levi, 5/19/2014, 6:50 PM

Stern: Chief Rabbinate Dismantling Itself

Hearing on religion & state discusses Chief Rabbinate's refusal to recognize all US Orthodox rabbis . Stern: Rabbinate self-destructing.Tova Dvorin, 11/13/2013, 5:06 PM

‘Sometimes 20 is Too Young for Marriage’

Jewish educator takes Knesset to task for double standards on marriage law, but warns youth not to rush to marry.Maayana Miskin, 11/13/2013, 4:46 AM

Tzohar: Release List of State-Approved Diaspora Rabbis

Rabbi David Stav, Tzohar's director, calls on Rabbinate to released list of rabbis abroad who can legally determine Jewish status.Tova Dvorin, 11/11/2013, 9:33 PM

Video: MK Hotovely Marries Or Alon

MK Hotovely turned into MK Hotovely-Alon at the long awaited wedding Monday. Sights and sounds from the great moment.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/28/2013, 12:10 PM

Proposal: Rabbis Cannot Take Payment for Weddings

A new proposal would see state-employed rabbis banned from taking payment for conducting marriages in their jurisdiction. Maayana Miskin, 5/19/2013, 9:28 AM

‘Why Does Israel Want Me to Divorce?’

Businesswoman asks why couples in business together are punished for being married.Maayana Miskin, 5/12/2013, 1:58 PM

Lapid: I’ll Push Civil Marriage, Reform Judaism

Yair Lapid says his agenda includes civil marriage, dialog with Abbas, and bringing reform Judaism to Israel.Maayana Miskin, 2/12/2013, 11:04 PM

Rabbi: Western Culture Raising Divorce Rates

Rabbi warns that focus on self-fulfillment leaves marriages in trouble.Maayana Miskin, 1/30/2013, 11:52 AM

Orthodox Dating Website Frumster Changing Name to JWed

With thousands of marriages to their credit, religious dating sites merge. "With G-d's help, by you too", as the Yiddish saying goes..Scott Krane, 9/13/2012, 9:21 AM

Judge Overrules Jewish Mother, OKs 10-Year-Old Child's Baptism

A British judge has allowed a 10-year-old Jewish child to convert to Christianity against her Jewish mother’s wishes. Rachel Hirshfeld , 8/5/2012, 10:26 AM

Two Thirds of Israeli Men Unmarried at 29

Five of six men, five of seven women aged 25-29 in Tel Aviv are still single, survey finds.Gil Ronen, 8/1/2012, 9:36 PM

Saudi Organization Launches Overseas Marriage Initiative

A Saudi organization launched an initiative that aims at encouraging Saudi men inside the kingdom to marry Saudi girls living abroad.Rachel Hirshfeld, 7/8/2012, 7:40 PM

MK: Marriage at 17 Continues Circle of Poverty

MK Gila Gamliel praises bill to raise marriage age, says it will help Israel’s economy as well as protecting minors.Maayana Miskin, 6/19/2012, 12:10 PM

Bill Raising Marriage Age Passes First Vote

A bill to raise the minimum age of marriage to 18 has passed a first vote. Proponents: Bill will defend minors.Maayana Miskin, 6/19/2012, 11:04 AM