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How Israel's Rabbinical Court saves agunot in the Diaspora – opinion

The only rabbinical court in the world that has the legal power to levy sanctions or even incarcerate a man until he gives the get, is Israel’s Rabbinical Court.

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Former Jerusalem chief dayan Rabbi Zalman Nechemia Goldberg dies at 89

"He was the son in law of the great Rav Shlomo Zalman Auerbach but he earned his own greatness. "

Rabbi Stav slams Yamina for ignoring religion and state while in office

Head of the Tzohar rabbinical association accuses Yamina leaders of using concern over rabbinical judges committee as a political tool, says ‘public won’t buy’

Yamina accuses Netanyahu of ‘contempt’ for religious-Zionist community

MKs Shaked and Smotrich denounce the decision to give the chairmanship of the committee for selecting rabbinical judges to the ultra-Orthodox Shas Party.

 Special Rabbinical Court convenes on Sunday

Chief Rabbinate must disclose communications with RCA over testimonials

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.

Is the Rabbinical Court’s best good enough?

The Rabbinical Court must set itself free to set the agunot free.

Overhead view of Beersheba

Rabbinical court retroactively invalidates decade-old conversion

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.

 Special Rabbinical Court convenes on Sunday

Rabbinic ruling: Families of Ethiopian Airlines victims can sit shiva

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.

An Egged bus in front of the Jerusalem Central Bus Station

Rabbinical court tells Egged to fire worker for refusing to grant divorce

The couple in question, whose names cannot be disclosed, immigrated to Israel from India several years ago with their only child.

A JEWISH bride waits for her groom during a traditional wedding ceremony in Jerusalem

Prevention of the classic ‘aguna’

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.

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