Ilhan Omar files for divorce

Minnesota congresswoman files for divorce amid allegations of an affair from husband she divorced once before.Gary Willig, 10/7/2019, 5:08 PM

Kenyan woman who may have murdered Jewish husband is arrested

Kenyan wife of Dutch-Jewish safari tycoon arrested over his disappearance.Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 8/30/2019, 3:22 PM

Divorcée gives birth 9 months after divorce

In 11-page ruling, special rabbinical panel of Be'er Sheva court says there is no concern about the existence of "mamzer" status.Eliran Aharon, 8/4/2019, 12:03 PM

Is cheating wife entitled to half of her husband's home?

Supreme Court grants additional hearing after women's groups protest ruling denying unfaithful wife half of husband's previously-owned home.Shlomo Pyutrikovsky, 6/18/2019, 2:58 PM

A third of young adults live with their parents

New survey shows 32% of young adults live with their parents, 79% of them are employed. Also: Most divorces happen after 10 or more years.Chana Roberts, 6/18/2019, 2:23 PM

'Today there's no patience. If it doesn't work they divorce'

Slabodka Yeshiva dean says rising divorce rates may be partly due to women working, men helping at home.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/10/2019, 3:13 PM

Woman divorces after husband forgot to buy hamburger

Abu Dhabi woman files for divorce after husband forgets to pick up hamburger she ordered from fast food joint.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/23/2019, 8:06 PM

Woman attempts suicide, court overturns divorce agreement

Great Rabbinical Court overturns divorce agreement ok'd by regional court on grounds woman was of unsound mind when signing first agreement.Mordechai Sones, 8/22/2018, 1:12 AM

Recalcitrant husband finally grants wife a divorce

Man sanctioned by rabbinical court for refusing to give wife a Get for 2 years finally divorces her.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/3/2018, 5:36 PM

'Suddenly when they divorce, Dad isn't good enough'

MK Shasha-Biton stresses importance of looking at what's best for the child in cases of divorce.Hezki Baruch, 5/31/2018, 8:52 AM

'Serial divorcee' asks religious court to 'erase' prior marriage

Woman who was married - and divorced - twice before asks rabbinic court to erase her record of previous marriages.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/8/2018, 12:54 PM

Israeli divorce rate drops

According to new data, fewer couples divorced in 2017. Haredi Beitar Illit divorce rate jumps 61%.Tzvi Lev, 5/3/2018, 4:29 PM

In rare ruling, court permits Israeli man to take a second wife

Haifa religious court permits man who was denied a divorce by his estranged wife to marry again - while legally still married.Eliran Aharon, 1/30/2018, 11:24 AM

Children of divorce are crying out for help

Israel's teenagers fear their fathers will be taken away from them if their parents divorce.Gil Ronen, 1/26/2018, 8:07 AM

Son of hasidic rebbe gets divorced and engaged - on the same day

Hasidim shocked as son of sect leader announces engagement hours after divorcing first wife.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/19/2018, 7:44 AM

Apparent murder-suicide of Israelis in Texas

Authorities find father and daughter dead in Texas home.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/14/2017, 10:55 AM

Serial divorcer breaks new record

Wife refuses to accept divorce, relents only after husband offers $3,400.Eliran Aharon, 11/8/2017, 2:22 PM

Kulanu MK: Parents have no 'rights' to their children

MK Rachel Azaria dismisses concept of parental rights, says divorcing parents must focus on what is good for the children.Chana Roberts, 11/6/2017, 1:00 PM

'Social workers prefer foster families over fathers'

Kulanu MK reveals that authorities prefer foster families to father's custody - even when children ask to live with their father.Gil Ronen, 10/26/2017, 8:55 AM

New law to cancel or significantly reduce child support

Kulanu MK promotes law to eliminate or significantly reduce the child support paid by fathers with shared custody of children.Chana Roberts, 10/23/2017, 8:34 PM

Dads not invited to discussion on children's welfare

Knesset Committee for Children's Rights to hold meeting on alienation of children - and invites only women's organizations.Gil Ronen, 10/11/2017, 8:54 AM

'Those who won't grant divorces will be marked like Cain'

Israel attorney proposes law allowing get-refusers' photos, personal details, to be published online.Hezki Baruch, Chana Roberts, 10/9/2017, 12:33 PM

Married and divorced under a false identity

Man stole brother's ID card, married and divorced as his brother in order to avoid fines and debts and revealing he had a disease.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/1/2017, 7:15 PM

'He said that if anything happened to him, I should continue on'

Severely injured soldier's wife explains why she divorced him.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/11/2017, 11:33 AM

Money changer tells police: Shoot him in the knees

Suspect connected to criminal organization tries to harm ex-wife's new partner.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/8/2017, 11:20 AM

'My grandchildren have no rights'

New organization backs children's rights when parents divorce, ability to maintain relationships with both parents.Chana Roberts, 8/11/2017, 11:04 AM

It's not an incentive for parents - it's a grant for children!

MK Merav Ben-Ari responds to Arutz Sheva's article on school grants. With comments by Arutz Sheva.MK Merav BenAri, Chana Roberts, 8/11/2017, 8:11 AM

Israeli government offers financial incentives to divorced moms

Rich divorced moms get 1,000 NIS per child, while most children suffering poverty get nothing at all. Opinion.Gil Ronen, 8/10/2017, 8:14 AM

Seniors are most likely to commit suicide, Health Ministry finds

Divorced fathers, Ethiopian immigrants, are also at heightened risk. And why are Jews more likely to commit suicide than Arabs?Chana Roberts, 8/7/2017, 3:46 PM

NY woman and son murder husband, then dump acid on his face

Divorcing wife kills husband, gets grown children to help in murder, mutilation, and hiding of the body.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/26/2017, 3:24 PM

'Father finds himself in kafkaesque situation'

Tel Aviv Rabbinical Court rules woman who filed false complaint against husband should lose alimony.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/20/2017, 12:55 PM

Why were guests ejected from Knesset meeting?

Jewish Home MK explains her decision to remove guests from discussion, says Israel may need to rethink changing Tender Years Clause.Hezki Baruch, 7/19/2017, 1:44 PM

Supreme Court: Women can pay child support, too

Supreme Court rules child support should be set by financial status, not gender.Ido Ben Porat, 7/19/2017, 10:20 AM

'Lawyers tell women to rip their husbands apart'

Likud MK during discussion on libelous complaints: Why do divorced men commit suicide? Because they're not allowed to see their children.Gil Ronen, 7/15/2017, 10:30 PM

'Once I was an amazing dad'

'For over a month, I haven't been a dad,' Y. says. 'I didn't know that if you catch your wife cheating, you can't be a dad anymore.'Gil Ronen, 7/10/2017, 10:28 AM

'The suffering must stop'

Meeting to deal with estranged couples' libelous claims goes on as planned, participants reveal shocking statistics.Eliran Aharon, 7/7/2017, 8:09 AM

The silent tragedy of men who suffer from recalcitrant wives

Rabbinical courts pride themselves on helping women chained to recalcitrant husbands - but what about the men chained to recalcitrant wives?Shimon Cohen, 6/21/2017, 11:48 AM

Wife of severely-injured soldier is starting down a 'new road'

Wife of the worst-injured soldier from Operation Protective Edge announces her decision to 'start down a new road.'Chana Roberts, 5/29/2017, 1:19 PM

A kick during the wedding led to divorce

Husband claims wife stepped on foot in order to 'rule over' him, says rabbi made a mistake in amount stipulated in marriage contract.Eliran Aharon, 5/28/2017, 11:16 AM

Psychiatrist: Murderer is mentally unstable

District psychiatrist says man who murdered ex-wife was not in charge of his faculties at the time of the murder.Shlomo Pyutrikovsky, 5/15/2017, 3:18 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

Transgender refuses to grant divorce, claims he is a woman

Haifa Rabbinical court forces transgender person to grant wife a get, despite his claiming he could not give it as he is a woman.Yoel Domb, 3/20/2017, 7:57 PM

Why do people get divorced?

Family attorney discusses reasons people divorce, says disagreements are 'not enough' for court to allow divorce.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/12/2017, 10:12 AM

Are they married? Wife says yes, but husband insists he's single

Rabbinic court called upon to determine whether couple are actually married.David Rosenberg, 2/2/2017, 10:39 PM

UK court: Haredi kids don't have to meet transgender dad

Manchester judge rules haredi children don't have to meet nonobservant, transgender father because of 'social harm.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/1/2017, 8:15 AM

Police arrest mother for abusing toddler

Israeli Police arrest mother after father reports signs of abuse on toddler's body.Orly Harari, 1/23/2017, 10:55 AM

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 cries help after ex-wife takes kids

"I feel like I have no rights."Gil Ronen, 8/29/2016, 8:08 PM

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