In an unusual move, an Israeli rabbinical court excommunicated a scientist who refused to divorce his wife and ordered the publication of his name, photo and personal details.
A New Jersey husband and wife whose testimony helped convict the leader of a ring that violently pressured husbands to provide Jewish divorces were sentenced for their roles in the ring’s crimes.
A New Jersey rabbi who ran a ring that violently attempted to coerce Jewish men to grant their wives religious divorces has been sentenced to 10 years in prison.
A New York rabbi who participated in a ring that violently attempted to coerce Jewish men to grant their wives religious divorces has been sentenced to 38 months in prison.
For the first time, London’s main rabbinical court and Britain’s chief rabbi have published the name and photo of a recalcitrant husband, and are calling for him to be banned from synagogues and publicly shunned.
After 36 years, Benjamin Feldman and his wife decided to call it quits. It was an unhappy marriage, and it got scrapped in a place equally miserable — a Jewish religious court.
An undercover FBI agent testified on Thursday in a case involving three Orthodox Jewish rabbis in New Jersey accused of kidnapping and beating husbands to force them to grant divorces under Jewish law to their wives.
An Orthodox Jewish rabbi pleaded guilty on Wednesday to playing a role in a scheme to kidnap Jewish men and force them to grant divorces to their unhappy wives, said federal authorities in New Jersey.
An Israeli film that scrutinizes Israel’s heavily slanted divorce laws has been nominated for the Golden Globes as one of the Best Foreign Language Films.
A government rabbinic court in Jerusalem has issued an order prohibiting a woman from bringing her children to meet her female romantic partner.