No formal case was opened by Chief Rabbi Lau or Supreme Rabbinical Court judge Rabbi Aharon Katz through which to conduct an agreement with the divorce refuser’s family members.
“This is the most severe case of Agunah for over a ten years in which the husband totally refuses to allow his wife to continue her life."
Ashkenazi Chief Rabbi of Israel David Lau told the grandfather that his request would be evaluated by the Chief Rabbinate.
FOR MAYOR Moshe Lion, Jerusalem Day activities began on Thursday of last week and continued for several days.
Thousands of people around the world took part in ceremonies this year marking the Hebrew date for the end of the Second World War in Europe and the surrender of Nazi Germany.