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Religious Divorce

The ‘Chained Wives' Of Orthodox Judaism Are Turning To Social Media To Rally Support For Religious Divorces

Tablet Mag | Adam Janofsky | Posted 09.23.2014 | Religion

Rivky Stein sat with a panel of rabbis early last month in a beit din, a religious court, waiting for her husband Yoel Weiss to arrive. The pair had b...

French Chief Rabbi Accused Of Extortion Over Religious Divorce

The Huffington Post | Antonia Blumberg | Posted 05.12.2014 | Religion

France's Chief Rabbi Michel Gugenheim has been accused of extorting $120,000 from a woman seeking his signature for a religious divorce, L'Express rep...

Cutting Off the Noise to Spite the Faith

Shira Hirschman Weiss | Posted 01.26.2014 | Religion
Shira Hirschman Weiss

Having grown up in the orthodox Jewish community, I know the value of a "Get" and how a woman becomes an "agunah," a chained woman, when her husband refuses to grant her one.

Revealing Dress Grounds For Divorce?

DNA | Posted 05.25.2011 | Divorce

Wearing a revealing dress during her honeymoon proved costly for a woman as a court granted divorce to her husband saying improper dressing by the wom...

Secular Protestors Plea For Woman's Religious Divorce

nytimes.com | MARK OPPENHEIMER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Divorce

This should have been a good New Year's for Aharon Friedman, a 34-year-old tax counsel for the Republicans on the House Ways and Means Committee. He s...