Get Refusal

In the USA, even conservatives support it A response from Rabbi Dr. Kenneth Brander, President and Rosh HaYeshiva of Ohr Torah Stone, in response to Yehuda Yifrah’s article of 10 October (read the translation) examining halakhic prenuptial agreements.   For the past several decades, I have been involved in the issue of halakhic prenuptial agreements in …

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How the Problem of Get-Refusal is Underrated by Officials – opinion People who deny the phenomenon of get–refusal, much like those who deny COVID, know how to juggle the figures in order to reach the desired conclusions, as false and unrealistic as these may be.  We saw a live demonstration of this in the Knesset’s …

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The controversy over prenuptial agreements: Mending the world or pushing for divorce? Is it “an incentive to break up families,” as the opponents claim, or a crucial document that prevents get refusal and extortion during the divorce process? While the heated debate over prenuptial agreements is based on halakhic arguments, they mask political and public …

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‘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 “describe themselves as victims of “complicated relationships,” that complication being refused a get, or a …

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WANTED: A Plea to the Public – “Help us find our husbands who abandoned us” by Kobi Nachshoni | YNet News | 17 April, 2019 The names Yizhar, Ronen, Hermann, Michael, Yitzhak and Erez are at the top of the Israeli Rabbinical Courts’ list of most wanted get-refusers.  In some of their pictures they are …

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