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With get in hand, woman freed to undergo fertility treatment After struggling for years to secure a divorce from her husband, cancer survivor finally free to undergo fertility treatment. Arutz 7 Staff | 20/10/20 For the past ten years, D has been fighting. First, she overcame cancer alongside an ongoing battle with infertility, all while …

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After a night in prison, husband grants get to estranged wife Police issued arrest warrant for husband who was picked up at a lockdown checkpoint. Arutz Sheva Staff | 07/10/20 One night in jail after his arrest at lockdown checkpoint and years-long divorce battle comes to an end. Thanks in large part to a police …

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Do you want to change the world? Begin within the Jewish home. Every Rosh Hashanah, the ongoing failure to find a solution for the agony of “agunot” weighs heavily against the Jewish people. Oped by Pnina Omer (September 21, 2020 / JNS) Jewish tradition cites Rosh Hashanah as the day on which the world was created. …

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If one can’t have a good marriage, at least have a good divorce Get-refusal is nothing less than a disgrace. Although it is not forbidden by Jewish law, we have a moral and religious obligation to prevent it. By Pnina Omer | August 4, 2020  The Jewish festival of love falls on Tu Be’av (the …

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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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After Years of Battle: 74-year-old woman wins writ of divorce “Sarah” spent years fighting for freedom from her abusive husband, who left their home to move in with another woman and then tried to use a divorce as a way of extorting millions. Chanan Greenwood | July 5, 2020 | Exclusive to Yisrael Hayom After …

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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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Protecting Those Most Vulnerable in a Time of Crisis While advocates from Yad La’isha: The Monica Dennis Goldberg Legal Aid Center continue to represent women being denied a divorce, during the coronavirus crisis, the center’s social workers are working harder than ever to provide agunot with an emotional lifeline and access to critical resources during …

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Brought his Mistress into the Home but Refused to Divorce his Wife; Claimed “Divine Will” A.– who led a cult-like community – was arrested and forced to agree to a divorce following a decade of spousal abuse, including intimate relations with female students and bringing his mistress into the home he shared with his wife …

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Wandering in the desert, activists demand ‘chained’ women be let go A solidarity march with agunot — women denied a divorce — brings together 300 women to raise awareness of their plight. Here are their stories Marissa Newman | Times of Israel | 25/02/20 Photos: Irit Amit On an arid Arava Valley trail, 300 women …

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