Tag Archives: Supreme Rabbinic court

Short-Changed

As readers even slightly familiar with Family Law in Israel know, ┬áin Israel there exists a system of more or less parallel jurisdiction between religious courts (Muslim, Jewish and some Christian groups) and the Family Court. Thus, a Jewish couple … Continue reading

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A Lifetime of Revenge

This item appeared in the news here, about a man who will remain in prison indefinitely until such time as he gives his wife a get. He’s already spent ten years in prison under difficult conditions, but I guess that … Continue reading

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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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