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High Court rules against Rabbinical Court: "Heaven forbid"

High Court rules against Rabbinical Court: "Heaven forbid"

Judges rules that for next 21 days rabbinical court may not rule on efficacy of divorce granted to woman by comatose husband.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/01/2017 15:40
Jailed get-refusers to be banned from Torah study

Jailed get-refusers to be banned from Torah study

Prison alone is not enough for some recalcitrant husbands; conditions to be worsened, if a new bill passes.Hillel Fendel, 14/06/2016 20:43
'Chained Man' Free As Court Pushes Divorce

'Chained Man' Free As Court Pushes Divorce

The High Court said that sanctions placed on a woman who refused to accept a divorce from her husband were appropriate.Moshe Cohen, 08/10/2015 14:56
Court to Yeshiva Student: Get a Job!

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, 09/04/2015 10:52
Justice for the Agunah

Justice for the Agunah

Beit Din, the Sabbath and he who would withhold a get.Rabbi Dr. Eliyahu Safran, 10/06/2014 08:01
US Extradites Divorce Refuser To Israel

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, 01/01/2014 09:53
Religious Divorce Must Not Be an Emotional Weapon

Religious Divorce Must Not Be an Emotional Weapon

Breaking up is hard to do, but we must not have a situation where we marry as Bnai Torah and divorce like terrorists. A response to an issue making headlines in NY.Rabbi Dr. Eliyahu Safran, 20/11/2013 17:49
Guards Who Let 'Get Refusenik' Escape Punished

Guards Who Let 'Get Refusenik' Escape Punished

Disciplinary steps taken against officers after 'get refusenik' Shai Cohen jumped out a window at the Jerusalem Rabbinical Court.David Lev, 03/04/2013 03:50
MK Ben-Dahan: Throw the Book At 'Get'-Refusers

MK Ben-Dahan: Throw the Book At 'Get'-Refusers

Much harsher punishments are needed for individuals who refuse to grant their wives a Jewish divorce, said MK Eli Ben-DahanDavid Lev, 07/03/2013 08:34