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Escaping from a marriage that almost cost her her life, woman secures get after ten-year struggle News Desk | July 29, 2021 Marking the conclusion to a difficult, violent case, Ohr Torah Stone’s Yad La’isha Legal Aid Center for Agunot was able to attain a get (writ of Jewish divorce) for S – a US …

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An ancient Israeli law leaves thousands of women ‘chained’ to their wayward husbands By Middle East correspondent Allyson Horn, Fouad AbuGosh and Haidarr Jones in Jerusalem Orly Vital spent more than a decade of her adult life trapped in a marriage she wanted to leave.  Spousal laws in Israel meant the 44-year-old ultra-Orthodox Jew couldn’t divorce …

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US woman married in Iran finally secures Jewish divorce Decades after marriage first dissolves, woman finally granted the chance to start a new life. Israel National News |  June 29, 2022 Ten years since filing for a divorce and after seven years of her recalcitrant husband on the run, an American woman was finally granted …

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Forbidden: Riki Raani’s amazing struggle to get a divorce – and be set free Riki Raani struggled for almost 20 years to get a divorce from her husband, a member of one of London’s most extreme Hasidic sects • Last August, she convinced the Tel Aviv Rabbinical Court to annul her kiddushin, or wedding vows, …

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Getting married?  Mazal tov! The time has come to give an additional form of expression to your love for one another, and lay down the foundations for a relationship based on equity and mutual respect, even in times of crisis. In light of the growing number of recalcitrant spouses who use the get (Jewish divorce …

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Last Second Delivery Spares Get from Hurricane Floods and Frees Trapped Woman M.’s husband fled years ago to the U.S. and refused to grant her a divorce • Last week he finally complied with the demands • In an unusual operation by the Yad La’isha organization, the divorce was transferred to Israel; hours later the …

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Notorious divorce refuser arrested after 7 years on the run Despite being apprehended, Ronen Vital continues to deny his wife a divorce. The two have four children together. Chanan Greenwood and ILH Staff | September 1, 2021 | Exclusive to Yisrael Hayom One of Israel’s most wanted divorce refusers was arrested by the police last …

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Unusual Act of Freedom During Festival of Freedom During the intermediary days of Pesach, the Festival of Freedom, OTS’s Yad La’isha: The Monica Dennis Goldberg Legal Aid Center helped an aguna of 11 years to finally secure a get and win her freedom. A few months ago, a woman approached Yad La’isha explaining that her …

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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 Europe successfully placed sanctions on a man refusing to grant his wife a get, (Jewish divorce document), …

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Aguna – the Musical After obtaining the liberating Get from her violent husband, Sarit Asayag returned to her family in Kiryat Malachi and wrote a play about her experiences for female-only audiences By Asher Kasher for Yediot Syndication | 9 October, 2020  Sarit Asayag from Kiryat Malachi has found one of the more creative ways of …

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Helping Women Liberator of Agunot: Rabbinical court advocate Tehilla Cohen has so far helped release 60 women from the chains of marriage to recalcitrant husbands who refuse to grant them a get | Cohen, who left the field of educational counseling to enter the halachic sphere, does not hesitate to take action against husbands who …

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Get-Refuser’s Sister’s Wedding Helps Release Chained Woman The wedding of the sister of D., an American citizen who for nearly three years refused to give his wife R. a get, turned into a trap that brought about his arrest in Israel.  Arutz 7 News Desk | 15 July, 2020 For two and a half years …

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