Divorce

International Agunah Day: Taking Matters into Our Own Hands

The agunah problem has not gone away. Every so often it rears its ugly head and we witness yet another ...

Voting with Our Feet: Heeding the Call of ORA’s Rabbi Jeremy Stern

Rabbi Jeremy Stern, who serves as the Executive Director of the Organization for the Resolution of Agunot (ORA) recently penned ...

How to Get a Jewish Divorce (Video)

An overview of Jewish divorce, produced by our friends at G-dcast.

What Happens When Our Heroines Fail Us?

One of the great disappointments of this summer has been finding out, with the publication of Harper Lee’s Go Set ...

Appointing Judges Shouldn’t Be Taken Lightly

The Torah portion called Shoftim, the Hebrew word for judges, is always read at the beginning of the new month ...

Prime-Time Drama

This post has been translated from Hebrew to English by Bracha Jaffe. Shabbat afternoon between the afternoon and evening prayers ...

Signing in Solidarity

This piece was submitted on Friday, January 31, 2014. The event took place on Sunday, January 26. — When a ...

Solving the agunah problem means finding the right address

In the wake of the current discussion of the Gital Dodelson case (about which I know nothing more than what ...

Mock Jewish Divorce

It’s become almost a cliche program at American Jewish summer camps. The mock Jewish wedding teaches kids, through an interactive ...

Jewish Divorce: Get Abuse

Failing to give a get is a type of domestic abuse.

Who Could Karaites Marry?

How Karaite law dictated who was considered "marriageable."

Karaite Marriage

How Karaite laws influence weddings, divorce and ritual purity.