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If, during the course of get proceedings in rabbinic court, you say to your wife, "I will never give you a get.
Last week, Israel’s Army Radio reported that Attorney General Avichai Mandelblitt ordered the Minister of Religious Affairs to include at least 30% female staff in each religious council.
31/07/2016Executive Director of Rabbinical Courts: Jewish Law Permits Men to Blackmail Their Wives in Divorce Proceedings
Well, now the cat is out of the bag.
Rachel is a member of the Gerrer Hassidic community. Shortly after she was married, Rachel was unable to live happily with her husband.
Dr. Susan Weiss delivered a captivating and thought-provoking lecture to Rabbis from around the world.
Another woman victimized by the Gerrer Hassidic community.
How can an attorney use the law to achieve social change? That question was the focus of an inspiring lecture on “cause lawyering” at the Tel Aviv University (TAU) Law School.
Sarit entered the rabbinic court as a Gentile and left as a Jew! CWJ reversed a revoked conversion, fighting the arbitrary nullification of women's conversions by the rabbinate.
“Regulatory overreach by Israel’s religious bodies obstructs freedom of religious expression for women,” says Dr. Susan Weiss, director and founder of the Center for Women’s Justice (CWJ).