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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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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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Aguna receives get, able to divorce husband after 14-year battle “No woman deserves to live in constant torture for 14 years waiting to be released.” By AARON REICH |  JUNE 8, 2020 A legal battle that spanned 14 years and two countries came to an end at last when an Aguna finally succeeded in getting a get to …

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Court Ruling: Shaming for Get Refuser Yochai Cohen Despite a legal ruling compelling him to do so, for two years Yochai Cohen has refused to grant his wife a get. The Rabbinical Court imposed a series of financial, social, and halachic sanctions – and an unusual clarification was sent directly to the Chabad community in …

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