Ha'aretz describes plight of CWJ client Sarit: Despite being raised Jewish her whole life, Sarit was not allowed to register for marriage after her mother's 30-year conversion was rejected.
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In a recent CWJ case, a divorced woman was denied the right to remarry because she has a baby and is subject to halachic rule of nursing.
The State of Israel is actually enabling rabbinic regulations that harm women and deprive them of their rights. That accusation, backed up by real-life examples, was the central point of a lecture presented by CWJ director Dr. Susan Weiss in partnership with the Jerusalem Bar Association.