Friday, August 1, 2014 Av 5, 5774
By:
Eric Berger and Bryan Schwartzman, JE Staff
A national advocacy group for agunot vaguely announced that a Lower Merion Orthodox woman was finally "free" after a multi-year, well-publicized campaign for a religious divorce. But her husband says he didn't give her a get.
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JTA
Israel's new independent rabbinical court will be headed by Jerusalem's Rabbi Simcha Krauss who vows he will attempt to "humanize the beit din ."
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All Around This World is a local education program that combines music, travel and children by teaching classes that focus on the music and culture of more than 100 different countries.
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By:
Talia Lavin, JTA
While halachic prenuptial agreements have been touted as a way to protect religious women who seek divorce from becoming "chained wives," the practice faces resistance within the Orthodox community.
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By:
Piper Hoffman, JTA
Judaism helping a couple decide not to have children? A Brooklyn lawyer-blogger explains.
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