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What Donald Trump and Football Can Teach Us About "Chained" Women

Avraham Bronstein | Posted 02.07.2017 | Religion
Avraham Bronstein

SCRANTON, Pa. (JTA) -- Following eight years of struggle, an Israeli mother named Adina Porat finally received a Jewish writ of divorce, or get, earli...

A Responsible Solution To The Jewish Divorce Crisis

Rabbi Ben Greenberg | Posted 07.24.2012 | Religion
Rabbi Ben Greenberg

There are now rabbis throughout North America who will ensure that every future husband and wife ready to walk down that aisle helps protect themselves and the entire Jewish community by signing a prenuptial agreement.

Compelling Jewish Men To Grant A Divorce Through Social Media

Rabbi Jason Miller | Posted 05.05.2012 | Religion
Rabbi Jason Miller

This might be the first example of how social media can help get a recalcitrant husband to end the marital legal war and present his wife with a get, but it likely will not be the last.

Note to Dave Camp: Emotional Abuse Is Not Just "Gossip"

Rabbi Shmuel Herzfeld | Posted 12.19.2011 | Religion
Rabbi Shmuel Herzfeld

What exactly is the "gossip" here? Is it the fact that this is an issue that involves the breakup of a marriage and is therefore a personal matter which Camp has no interest in? Well, the fact that a woman is possibly being hurt is something we should talk about and care about a great deal.

Sonja Sharp

'Do You Want A Funeral Or A Divorce?': NJ Couple Charged In Israeli Kidnap Case

HuffingtonPost.com | Sonja Sharp | Posted 09.18.2011 | Crime

A New Jersey rabbi and his wife appeared in federal court Monday after surrendering to the FBI on charges that they conspired to kidnap, beat and rans...

The Horror of Withholding a Jewish Divorce: Looking Beneath the Surface of A Horrific Law

SaraKay Smullens | Posted 05.25.2011 | Divorce
SaraKay Smullens

Many find the following impossible to believe: According to Jewish law only a husband, and never a wife, can "give" a Get, or Jewish divorce.