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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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Taking a Stand

Rabbi Jeremy Stern of the ORA organization takes a stand against Yechiel Friedman, a man refusing to give his wife a get for at least 18 years. For those of you unfamiliar with Jewish ritual, Rabbi Stern is refusing the … Continue reading

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Got the Get

I posted a while back about Gital Dodelson, and her campaign to receive a get from her husband. So, I was happy to see the following article in the Times of Israel: NEW YORK – Gital Dodelson, the “chained” woman … Continue reading

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Artscroll – Getting the Point

Further to my post of a few days ago about Gital Dodelson, the young woman being denied a get by her husband, turns out the public pressure on Artscroll and the recalcitrant husband’s family has made an impact. According to … Continue reading

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Gital’s Story

This is a post I wish I didn’t have to post, but feel I have no choice. It’s a heart-rending story of Gital Dodelson, a young woman whose husband refuses to give her a get. With much courage and dignity, … Continue reading

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Rhetorical Excess

I’ve been away from my computer for a few days, so only just noticed this article which appeared in The Tablet, generally one of my favorite reads. This time however, they missed the mark. The unfortunate title, Israeli Marriage Freedom … Continue reading

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Actress and author Mayim Bialik, writing about her divorce, recently wrote about the experience of the actual get process, the delivery of the bill of divorce (hat tip: EZP). You can find the entire piece here, but one section of … Continue reading

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