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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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  FEATURED POST   If only they had signed a halachic prenup at their wedding Does a document that protects you from get-refusal mean you’ll end up divorced? Does wearing a seat belt means you’ll have a car accident? Rabbi Kenneth Brander 30/06/2022 About 20 years ago, as the Rabbi of the Boca Raton community in …

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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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Israeli Group Traps Serial Groom Turned Get Refuser, Forces Him to Give a Get By David Israel | October 26, 2021 When Y married the love of her life 16 years ago and became his third wife, she never imagined that she would end up as the victim of get-refusal even as her husband would …

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Do Prenuptial Agreements Encourage Divorce? On the Contrary Divorce in Israel requires the agreement of both parties, setting a convenient stage for extreme extortion. Inevitably, many in this situation prefer to pay or meet the other party’s demands in order to free themselves from the marriage ties imprisoning them in an untenable situation By Moriah …

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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 , 2021 In a circumstance described as “heartbreaking,” the Ashkelon Rabbinical Court approved the release …

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Precedent: Rabbinical Court Publicizes Name and Picture of the Man Responsible for His Son’s Refusal to Issue a Get For some fifteen years a man has refused to divorce his wife who became disabled after suffering a stroke. The rabbinical courts have deemed that Jacob Hoffman, a wealthy American Jew and the father of the …

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