Tag Archives: agunot

At Long Last….

Despite political wranglings and machinations, 22 new Rabbinic Court  judges (dayanim) were recently appointed to the Rabbinic Court (Beit Din) system in Israel. This is the judicial forum in which all Jewish couples in Israel must divorce (divorce in the … Continue reading

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Fig Leaf

Israel has great legislation in many areas, and there are those who might even go so far as to say that we are legislatively promiscuous; whatever ails us, we think that the best solution is corrective legislation. What then happens … Continue reading

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Suing for Freedom

Ha’aretz had an article last week on the trend to sue for damages in cases where a recalcitrant spouse – generally a husband – refuses to give a get. I’ve posted about this trend a number of times, but felt … Continue reading

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