One of the the preeminent rabbinic courts of North America is set to add its first female board member.
A British judge reportedly has accepted a U.S. rabbinical court’s ruling in a dispute between a haredi Orthodox man and his ex-wife.
On a recent Sunday evening in Jerusalem, 25 married couples gathered to have both partners in each pair sign a “mutual respect contract.” The contract was created by three Orthodox rabbis at the behest of Mavoi Satum, a Jerusalem-based organization devoted to combating abuse of the Jewish divorce process.
Brooklyn District Attorney Charles Hynes’s office says scores of Orthodox Jewish men have been charged with child sex abuse. But his office refuses to divulge details.