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Court allows publication of female get-refuser's details

Rabbinical court allows publication of female get-refuser's personal details

In first, Israeli rabbinical court allows publication of female get-refuser's details. 'I did nothing wrong,' woman claims.

Yad La’Isha: Record-breaking month for resolved 'agunot' cases

Yad La’Isha: Record-breaking month for resolved 'agunot' cases

Marking Israel’s 'Family Day', Israel-based Yad La’isha organization announces a record-breaking month of resolved ‘get-refusal’ cases.

Australian groups provide divorce refusal information to gov't

Australian groups provide divorce refusal information to gov't

Jewish groups provide Australian government with information on refusals to provide wives with ritual divorce.

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

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.

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

'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.

New order places criminal status on husbands who refuse 'get'

New order places criminal status on husbands who refuse 'get'

A new policy directive calls to enact criminal proceedings against husbands who refuse to grant a religious bill of divorce to their wives.

Rabbi Riskin Concerned over Haredi Control of Religious Affairs

Rabbi Riskin: Women's Rights, Conversion in Govt.

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.

Prenuptial Agreements Saving 'Agunot' Throughout Israel

Prenuptial Agreements Save 'Agunot' in Israel

According to Dr. Rachel Levmore, Rabbinic embrace of prenuptial agreements is reducing the number of new get-refusal cases in Israel.