Rabbinical Court Refuses To Grant Couple A ‘Get’ Until Prenup Voided

A Jerusalem rabbinical court is making the already complicated divorce process even more inconvenient for couples who sign prenuptial agreements, according to the Hebrew website Srugim. Read more

Tel Aviv Beis Din Turns To AG Mandelblit To Probe Possible Criminal Actions In Agunah Case

The Rabbinical Courts Administration has been instructed by the Tel Aviv Rabbinical Court to discuss opening a criminal investigation with the attorney general into the father of a man who is refusing to grant his wife a divorce. Read more

Rabbinical Court Infringes on US Civil Jurisdiction In 8-Year Agunah Case

The Rabbinical Court of Jerusalem has reversed itself not once but twice over issues of jurisdiction regarding the case of an eight-year agunah, and is now enabling her estranged husband to condition his granting of a divorce on the division of assets from the marriage. Read more

Sydney – Can A Woman Refuse To Give Her Husband A Jewish Religious Divorce? It Just Happened In Australia

Sydney, Australia – The plight of “agunot,” Jewish women whose husbands refuse to grant them a divorce, is well known. There are organizations, social media campaigns and movies that address the issue. Read more

Israel Allows Criminal Proceedings Against Religious Men Who Refuse To Divorce Wives

In a first for Israel, rabbinical judges in Jerusalem and Haifa recently approved the opening of criminal proceedings against men who refused to grant their wives a get (religious divorce), acting upon instructions from State Prosecutor Shai Nitzan to increase the pressure on the men. Read more

Rabbi Eliezer Lgra Solution To Get Refusal

The Chief Rabbi of the Rabbinical Court, Rabbi Eliezer Igra, referred to the issue of refusal to grant a divorce during a conference of the Bar Association. Read more

Rabbinical Court Dissolves Marriage of Woman Waiting 29 Years

A rabbinical court in Paris officially dissolved the marriage of a Jewish woman who for 29 years had tried unsuccessfully to obtain a religious Jewish divorce from her abusive ex-husband. Read more

Supreme Court Ends Israeli Woman’s Marriage To Comatose Husband After Decade-long Divorce

Jerusalem – Israel’s Supreme Court officially allowed a Safed women to divorce her comatose husband, ending a decade-long process. Read more