Posts Tagged "get"

Injunction against a seruv

Montreal – a religious woman is civilly divorced since 1997. She is still waiting for a Get, her Jewish divorce. Her ex is going to civil court to say that no Beit Din can force…

Give Her a Get

@kvetchingeditor pointed me to this “interesting” video and I thought I would share it with you. I am interested in your thoughts….

Looking for first hand stories

I have written a few times about the sad plight of the Agunah, the chained woman. I know there is another side to this coin, that of a chained man. The ex-husband whose ex-wife refuses…

Divorce – Men Hold All the Cards

I saw this post somewhere else, and thought it was a good question. I’m FFB [frum from birth], and lately have been analyzing Judaism’s approach and views of men and women. I used to believe…

I am not sure how I feel about this

This video is about a wife who files for a Get, and becomes an agunah (chained woman) because her ex will not show up at the Beit Din. It’s a very important issue, one that…

Eleven Divorces?

This article talks about a man who has married and divorced eleven times. He has only one child. He says he gets married, then after two years it’s time to look for fresh meat a…

Rescinding a Get

One of the reasons I like social media is that I get to participate in awesome conversations in a variety of different settings about multiple issues. A friend of mine updated his status today that…

My Get Experience

(Get – Jewish Writ of Divorce) All this talk with the researcher about divorce yesterday made me want to write this piece. I have had it in mind to write it for a long time,…

Divorce Research Project

I had a very interesting morning yesterday. A while back I was contacted by a friend of a friend who was participating in a research team and had wondered whether or not I could give…

The Chains that Bind

(Cross posted on Dov Bear) I was pointed to this article in the Jewish Chronicle.  It is about a TV documentary that talks about the plight of Agunot – Jewish women whose husbands will not give…

Hair Covering Revisited

I have recently (in the last few months) begun to cover my hair full time again, and have been asked by several people why I am doing so when not too long ago I was…