Posts Tagged: Divorce Results 25
Hollywood’s favorite Jewish divorce lawyer just landed another A-list client.
(JTA) — In this case, the sins of the son are the sins of the father.
A high rabbinical court in Israel sentenced to five years in prison a man who for years has refused to give his wife a divorce.
In recent years, the power of social media has been harnessed to shame men who refuse to grant a “get,” or Jewish divorce, to their wives. YouTube, blogs, Facebook and an old-fashioned demonstration helped free Adina Porat last month. Porat, an Israeli woman who had been waiting for a divorce for eight years after her husband had moved on to serve as a ritual director in Dayton, Ohio.
(JTA) — Following eight years of struggle, an Israeli mother named Adina Porat finally received a Jewish writ of divorce, or get, earlier this month, bringing back into the headlines the plight of “agunot” — so-called chained women trapped in marriages and unable to move on because their husbands refuse to grant a divorce.