News and Updates
The Center for Women's Justice is honored and ecstatic to have been awarded the Genesis Prize! This award--known as the "Jewish Nobel Prize"--was granted to CWJ for the inroads we've made revolutionizing women's rights in marriage and divorce in Israel.
A little over half a year ago, CWJ attorney Nitzan Caspi Shilony presented a position paper to the Constitution, Law, and Justice Committee warning about the dangers of the controversial Nation State bill. After extensive deliberation by the Knesset, we’re relieved to see that they have stricken one of the most problematic sections of the bill!
On Monday June 4th, we made history—in the course of the life of one woman, in the course of CWJ’s achievements and in the course of the State of Israel. After trying to obtain a get (bill of religious divorce) from her husband for 23 years—for 18 of which, he has sat in prison—Tzviya Gorodetsky is a free woman.