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.Eliran Aharon, 1/30/2018, 11:24 AM
'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.Hezki Baruch, Chana Roberts, 10/9/2017, 12:33 PM
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.JTA and Arutz Sheva, 11/15/2016, 5:06 PM
Rabbi Riskin: Women's Rights, Conversion in Govt.

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.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/5/2015, 3:46 PM
Prenuptial Agreements Save 'Agunot' in 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.Gedalyah Reback, 3/29/2015, 10:31 PM