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Advocates of such agreements argue that this extra financial burden is a strong motivating factor for recalcitrant partners to grant a divorce.
Shimen Liebowitz has been held without bail since his arrest a year ago.
The Rabbinical Court of Jerusalem has tried to broker a financial settlement between an estranged husband and wife to secure her a bill of divorce, despite legal proceedings in US civil courts.
Court convened at request of Center of Women’s Justice represents a challenge to the state rabbinical courts which decline to use tools for annulling or dissolving marriages even in long-term cases.
By JEREMY SHARON
Children who come from broken homes are more likely to fall behind their classmates in coursework and drop out of school altogether.
By JEREMY FRANKEL
After a week in which Bayit Yehudi and the Zionist Union both surprisingly split, making political predictions about the Israeli election has never been more foolish.
By GIL HOFFMAN
Both men and women share rough personal stories of being done wrong by the court system.
By YONAH JEREMY BOB
Tzviya Gorodetsky’s request that the rabbinical courts close her divorce case with Meir Gorodestky was granted by the Jerusalem Rabbinical Court on Tuesday.
The Tel Aviv rabbinical court ruled nearly five years ago that the man was obligated to grant a divorce, but he ignored the ruling.
David Chaim played cards with his mother immediately after allegedly strangling ex-wife to death.
By TAMARA ZIEVE
The law is seen as controversial since it expands the jurisdiction of the state rabbinical courts to non-citizens on the highly charged issue of divorce refusal.
Oded Guez was instructed by the Haifa rabbinical court to grant his wife a bill of divorce four years ago, but persistently refused.
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