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Winds of Overwhelming Shame

  “The Winds of Overwhelming Shame” by Pnina Omer Jerusalem Post Op-Ed –  30/05/2016 The ongoing comedy of domestic violence only exposes the success stories: when he succeeds in cutting her life short, he gains immortal fame. Journalists and neighbors cluck their tongues; acquaintances and strangers cry over the victim and talk about how fragile/brave she was, …

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Yom Ha’aguna – 2016

Yom Haaguna was marked in the Knesset this year with a special hearing in the Committee for the Advancement of Women and Gender Equality, initiated by MK Dr. Aliza Lavie (Yesh Atid). Testimony was heard from advocates and clients of Yad L’isha: The Monica Dennis Goldberg Legal Aid Center and Hotline for Women, along with …

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Festival of Freedom?

  “Festival of Freedom?” by Osnat Sharon Jerusalem Post Op-Ed –  31/03/2015 Naama caanot fall asleep at night. She never imagined that she would find herself living in such threatening circumstances – the type one generally associates with movies featuring gangsters or the mafia. She tries to understand how she found herself the victim of extortion for …

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The Ties that Bind – Yom Ha’aguna 2015

On the eve of Ta’anit Esther (The Fast of Esther), OTS’s Yad L’isha: The Monica Dennis Goldberg Legal Aid Center and Hotline partnered with the Tel Aviv Cinematheque for a riveting symposium and film event marking International Aguna Day 2015. The commemoration of Aguna Day – the day each year on which we consciously remember the thousands …

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Yom Ha’aguna – 2015

Yad L’isha: The Monica Dennis Goldberg Legal Aid Center and Hotline is delighted to invite the general public to an event at the Tel Aviv Cinemateque to mark AGUNA DAY – 2015  A special screening of the movie “Gett: The Trial of Vivianne Amsalem” will be preceded by a panel discussion moderated by Professor Yedidia Stern …

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When Film and Reality Meet

  “When Film and Reality Meet” by Osnat Sharon Jerusalem Post Op-Ed –  14/10/2014 A woman has been separated from her husband for four years. She doesn’t love him anymore, doesn’t get along with him and wants a divorce. And the husband? He refuses to give her a get – a Jewish divorce document. She’s been trying …

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