Rachel Levmore

How the Fast of Esther Became International Agunah Day

Why is International Agunah Day the same date as the fast of Esther? Rabbinical Court Advocate Rachel Levmore explains.

Is 'Gett' a Realistic Portrayal of Israeli Divorce?

Does ‘Gett,’ the award-winning film chronicling a divorce case in Israel, accurately portray the closed-door proceedings? Rabbinical Court advocate Rachel Levmore says yes.

Should the Government 'Get' Involved?

A top aide to Rep. Dave Camp won’t give his wife a ‘get,’ or religious divorce. Rachel Levmore asks if this egregious case will lead to laws requiring men to grant ‘gets.’