The pop singer’s draconian contract ties her to a man she says abused her. That’s a familiar story to some Jewish women.
Ibsen’s play unwittingly explores ever-relevant challenges of agunot
Event helps popularize halakhic agreements among Orthodox Jews
To fight the chained-wife problem, more women are insisting on a special prenup
‘Gett,’ a stellar new Israeli movie, sheds light on the plight of women crushed by a byzantine legal authority
Group said to use violence to get Jewish men to grant their wives a divorce
Israeli Rabbinical Court issues groundbreaking ruling
The court case of John and Amelia Goldberg, as seen in the New York Times
Plus an interfaith choir in London, and more in the news
Are they heroes to the wives, or religious vigilantes?
Susan Weiss started out trying to win divorce cases, but now her mission is pushing Israel’s Orthodox rabbinate to change its ways
He’s the expert who specializes in finding ‘disappeared’ husbands—men who leave their wives without Jewish divorces, or hope
Thanks to the patchwork of laws about same-sex marriage, I got trapped in legal limbo when I wanted a divorce
A new anthology, Contending with Catastrophe, asks preeminent Orthodox rabbis to make sense of Sept. 11
While trying on new artistic hat, artist develops series of paper coats