“It is a document that describes in terse, legal language the phenomenal depth of agony.”
The bill would extend the rabbinical courts’ jurisdiction to any Jew in the world, not just Israel.
European Jewish men who deny their wives religious divorces may risk being arrested upon arrival to Israel.
A closer reading of the memorandum suggests that it may actually do more harm than good.
For the second time in three years, federal prosecutors are uncovering a shady Orthodox underground where men plan violence to force a brutal end to troubled marriages.
Breaking up, as the classic song notes, is generally hard to do. But in the Orthodox community, divorce can be particularly trying, especially for women.
Taking pictures of women who are chained in marriages prevents them from being forgotten, says photographer Aviva Klein.
Mamzers — Jews born from forbidden relationships — suffer lifelong isolation and humiliation. Rivkah Lubitch argues it’s high time we strip away the stigma.
A woman whose husband has been comatose for years just got her rabbinical divorce approved — thanks to a rare legal procedure that could set a precedent for other agunot.
Planning your divorce while you’re happily married can feel a bit awkward. But Orthodox Jews are getting behind postnuptial agreements — for good reason.