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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.
The kidnapping was intended to have the man issue a "get," a document that would grant his wife a religious divorce, prosecutors said.
The purpose of the event is to underline the importance of eradicating the phenomenon of divorce refusal.
By JEREMY SHARON
Oded Gaz has denied ‘get’ for four years.
Women seeking a divorce are frequently extorted by their husbands to concede to his demands in the division of assets especially if she wants to re-marry.
MKs, experts call for social changes to be taken into consideration regarding divorce refusal.
“This was a battle against the monopoly of the state courts, a monopoly which they abuse and in so doing harm women, the rights of women and do injury to the equal status of women.”
"In the framework of this bill, I will work to fix the injustice...for children and for integrity and fairness," says Likud MK.
By LAHAV HARKOV
The mother, who converted to Judaism and made aliya in 2006, appeared to characterize Israel as a war zone, stating that she had had enough of rocket attacks while living in Ashkelon.
By SAM SOKOL
Senior Bayit Yehudi official says party disagrees with transfer but will not vote against it.
Orthodox feminist leader discusses recalcitrant husbands and how to free their wives
By HAYAH GOLDLIST-EICHLER
Raya Dinenberg’s husband disappeared in 1987 and could not be found; She was defined as an 'agunah' by the rabbinical court and could not remarry.
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