“Aguna of 28 Years granted Divorce Two Days Before Passover”
by Jeremy Sharon 1/04/2015
Long-term agunot are unable to exit a marriage due to certain stipulations of Jewish law, are uncommon but sadly not unknown in Israel. But the case of one woman, mercifully solved this week, is truly exceptional.
Raya Dinenberg was unable to terminate her marriage for an unthinkable 28 years after her husband disappeared, but just yesterday was finally able to obtain a divorce from him after he was found living as a vagrant yet alive and well in Tel Aviv on Tuesday. Click to read more…