Monthly Archives: August 2011

Rabbinic Will

Jewish feminists like to cite Blu Greenberg’s now popular saying, “Where there’s a rabbinic will, there’s a halachic way.” It is not a statement I always agree with, but the article below by Akiva Novick in Ynet, discusses an incident … Continue reading

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With Who? on Your Side

Anyone who works with families of divorce, whether lawyer, judge or therapist, must be acutely aware of the phenomenon known as Parental Alienation. I’ll skip the controversy as to whether it should be referred to as a syndrome, disorder, or … Continue reading

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The Value of Autonomy

A story about the Family Court in the Krayot (outside of Haifa) ordering a woman who refused to accept a get from her husband to pay compensation made headlines today in Israeli papers. For those interested in reading the actual … Continue reading

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Abused Women and Mental Health

Haven’t been posting not for a lack of ideas swimming around my head, but currently swamped with work, even though the court is officially on summer recess. In any case, did want to take the time to post this interesting … Continue reading

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