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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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Aryeh Kishon

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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In a groundbreaking ruling, the Tel Aviv Rabbinical Court ruled on Monday to jail the father of a get-refuser for 30 days. In a precedent setting step, today (Monday, March 14) the Tel Aviv Regional Court ruled to incarcerate for 30 days the father of a get-refusing husband, on the grounds that the father was responsible …

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Three days turned into a two-and-a-half year struggle. A mere three days..  that’s how long it took for Yael (changed name) to understand that she had made a mistake, that she had married a fraud, that their entire courtship had been based upon a lie. Yael left the marital home during the course of the …

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