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Five Years In Prison For Divorce-Refusing Husband

The Supreme Rabbinical Court recently sentenced a haredi man to five years in prison for refusing to give his wife a Gett (divorce document required for divorce by Jewish law). Read more

Supreme Rabbinical Court Declines To Recognize Rabbi Lookstein’s Conversions

In a hugely controversial step, the Supreme Rabbinical Court asked a female convert of prominent US Jewish leader Rabbi Haskel Lookstein to declare her acceptance of the religious commandments in court so as to avoid doubt as to her Jewishness. Read more