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Gett: 'The Trial of Viviane Ansalem': No Way Out Jewish Style

Regina Weinreich | Posted 04.14.2015 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

The injustice of women trapped in unhappy marriages by husbands who refuse to let them go has long been acknowledged in religious Jewish communities. If a woman cannot get a "gett," she is not officially divorced, and therefore is not free to remarry.

The Cannes Diaries: Divorce Orthodox Style, the Next Arab Superstar and Hugs on the Croisette

E. Nina Rothe | Posted 07.17.2014 | Arts
E. Nina Rothe

Walking up the stairs of the Theatre Croisette inside the JW Marriott after the screening, I felt as if I was thankfully coming up for air, after having been submersed in feelings and beautifully cinematic anguish for nearly two hours.