Rabbinate is overstepping its boundaries on conversion, divorces – opinion I believe the Israeli Rabbinate is overstepping their boundaries especially in two areas dependent upon a personal relationship: between a rabbi and convert, and a congregant seeking a divorce. by
Rabbinical court approves public shaming to force get refuser’s hand After Aryeh Leib Kishon refused to give his wife a get, despite both religious and secular sanctions and pressure, the court resorted to public shaming. Tamar Beeri | April 13
Wanted: Freedom for Agunot From Husbands Who Have Disappeared Yad La’isha: The Monica Dennis Goldberg Legal Aid Center & Hotline represents 150 agunot (women whose husbands refuse to grant a get – a Jewish divorce) each year in the rabbinical
Agunas are ‘strangled’ in abusive marriages – so they protested “The pain in my heart is deep as I remain in a state of perpetual waiting,” said Rivka, 41, one of the women featured on the posters in the protest.
The stars shine among the darkness: One aguna’s struggle for freedom Gilat Matuf 24/02/2021 When I was a child, I remember being afraid to even raise my hand in class because I was afraid that the answer might not be
Shira Isakov and the need for ‘aguna’ reform – opinion The plight of the aguna cannot be ignored and we are failing our women – all of society, indeed we are failing God – if we simply throw up our
‘Instant love’: Two victims of Jewish divorce refusal marry The couple, individually, needed to go overcome legal battles to regain their freedom from inside their trapped marriages. Jerusalem Post Staff, Feb 07, 2021 Leah and Uriel are both divorcees who
Helping break the chains of agunot whose husbands refuse divorce – opinion Increased public awareness and new perspectives in Jewish law bring hope to agunot By Pnina Omer | December 31, 2020 Imagine for a moment that you’re a woman,
Woman granted Jewish divorce after husband sanctioned by European courts The get was given just days after sanctions were imposed, ending a three-year battle. By Aaron Reich | December 17, 2020 In a watershed moment, a secular court in Western
With get in hand, woman freed to undergo fertility treatment After struggling for years to secure a divorce from her husband, cancer survivor finally free to undergo fertility treatment. Arutz 7 Staff | 20/10/20 For the past ten years, D
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