MKs Shaked and Smotrich denounce the decision to give the chairmanship of the committee for selecting rabbinical judges to the ultra-Orthodox Shas Party.
Controversy has long surrounded the way the Chief Rabbinate decides which Orthodox rabbis abroad it recognizes to give such testimony and it has still never provided clear criteria for this process.
The Rabbinical Court must set itself free to set the agunot free.
A women's rights organization expressed concern regarding the use of polygraphs tests by the rabbinical courts in divorce proceedings.
According to the rabbinical court ruling, the woman met her partner during her military service while she was still studying for conversion in the IDF’s conversion program.
Widows of the two Israelis killed in the the crash of Ethiopian Airlines flight 302 must wait “several months” for identification of body parts to be released from their agunot status.
The couple in question, whose names cannot be disclosed, immigrated to Israel from India several years ago with their only child.
The problem of a spouse, whether the husband or the wife, refusing to sever the bonds of marriage in accordance with Jewish law even at the marriage’s end, is unfortunately all too common.
The husband opened divorce proceedings with the Tel Aviv Rabbinical Court but the woman did not respond to the divorce suit.
Ex-husband allegedly owes NIS 100,000 in child support payments and harassed his former wife and her partner.