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Dave Camp: You Have The Right To Fire Aharon Friedman

Rabbi Shmuel Herzfeld | Posted 05.30.2012 | Religion
Rabbi Shmuel Herzfeld

Dave Camp absolutely has the power to deal with the actions of his employee, Aharon Friedman. If he wanted to, he could fire him today.

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.

Open Letter to House Ethics Committee: Time to Launch Investigation into Rep. Camp Staffer Re. Aharon Friedman

Rabbi Shmuel Herzfeld | Posted 05.04.2012 | Religion
Rabbi Shmuel Herzfeld

Mr. Friedman and his ex-wife, Ms. Tamar Epstein, were granted a civil divorce by a Maryland court in April, 2010. Mr. Friedman, however, continues to refuse to grant Ms. Epstein a religious divorce known as a "get."

Rabbinical "Pre-Nups" Can Save Women Chained to a Jewish Marriage

Rabbi Shmuel Herzfeld | Posted 02.11.2012 | Religion
Rabbi Shmuel Herzfeld

A rabbinical prenuptial agreement is the most effective tool available to solve the problem of the agunah or a "chained woman." The problem is that many rabbis ignore the RCA resolution and officiate at weddings without the prenup.

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.