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London judge jails husband who withheld Jewish divorce from his wife

London judge sentences Jewish real estate mogul to 18 months in jail, after refusing to grant her a Jewish divorce document.

UK judge jails husband who withheld Jewish divorce from his wife

'Serial groom' revealed to be divorce refuser

When Y married the love of her life, becoming his 3rd wife, she never imagined that she'd end up a victim of get-refusal.

'Serial groom' revealed to be divorce refuser

Rabbinic Court Cannot Decide on Circumcision

A rabbinic court overstepped its bounds when it ruled in parents’ circumcision battle, Attorney General says.

Rabbinic Court Cannot Decide on Circumcision

Divorce Refuser Extradited From US Gives Divorce

Man who fled to US leaving his wife an aguna and brought back in first of its kind extradition frees wife with divorce.

Divorce Refuser Extradited From US Gives Divorce

Lapid: Plan Will Give Israel, PA a 'Fair Divorce'

Israel can and should move forward with a final-status agreement with the Palestinian Authority, Finance Minister Yair Lapid says.

Lapid: Kerry's Plan Will Give Israel, PA a 'Fair Divorce'

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.

US Extradites Divorce Refuser To Israel

MK Tells Fellow Feminists: Equality Costs

Dep. Min. Gila Gamliel was shocked to find feminist MKs oppose equality when it comes to custody in divorce.

MK Tells Fellow Feminists: Equality Costsplayer

Judge Overrules Jewish Mother,OKs Child's Baptism

A British judge has allowed a 10-year-old Jewish child to convert to Christianity against her Jewish mother’s wishes.

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

Documentary on Father's Rights Causes Change

False claims of child abuse, sexual molestation or domestic violence by wives are being debated in the Knesset due to this film.

Documentary on Father's Rights Causes Changeplayer

Bill Nixes Divorced Dads’ Rights

A new bill being advanced in the Knesset would allow divorcing mothers to deprive husbands of any rights in public housing.

Bill Nixes Divorced Dads’ Rights to Public Housing

'Get' Refusal Bill Faces Vote

A bill calling for sanctions against Jewish husbands who abandon their wives without giving a bill of divorce has been submitted to Knesset.

'Get' Refusal Bill Heads to Knesset for First Reading

Internat'l 'Chained Woman' Day

Today marks Int’l Agunah Day, raising awareness for women whose husbands refuse to grant them a Jewish divorce. And men whose wives refuse…?

International 'Chained Woman' Day

Recalcitrant US Husband Detained

A rabbinic court in Tel Aviv has forced a recalcitrant American Jewish husband to face a hearing in Israel.

Rabbinate Takes Action in American Jewish Divorce Case

Family Court Too Harsh on Men?

Panel of judges overturns Family Court ruling distancing a husband from home, making it obligatory to balance versions of both spouses.

District Court: Family Court Too Quick to Ban Husband from Home

Courts 'Unchain' 162 Women

Rabbinical Courts succeed in procuring divorces for 162 "chained" women in 2009.

Rabbinical Courts 'Unchain' 162 Women