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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.
Jusqu’où peut-on aller pour convaincre un mari récalcitrant de donner le guett ?
"Chained women" and allies from across Israel gather for a hike for support and sisterhood.
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.
By JEREMY SHARON
Annulment of Zvia Gordestski’s marriage could and should pave the way for private rabbinical courts for divorce, says Center for Women’s Justice.
This is the highest position ever achieved by a woman in Israel’s rabbinical courts.
The practice has been called "coercive and unfair."
Gafni argues that the bill is a matter of multiculturalism and designed to allow religious Jews the right to chose their legal forum.
Conditions of divorce were ‘totally illegal,’ says legal scholar.
Jewish law requires that a husband willingly agree to give a divorce and a wife willingly accept it for a divorce to be valid.
Having refused to give a divorce will not, however, automatically disqualify a candidate
Will we soon see a woman in the highest administrative position in the Rabbinical Courts system?
By YONAH JEREMY BOB
A haredi husband has been reluctant to grant his wife a divorce, and the courts believe his father is financially supporting his recalcitrance.
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