Settling scores, carving up estates, negotiating claims, in biblical law. Plus: A virgin is worth twice as much as a widow or divorcee.
To fight the chained-wife problem, more women are insisting on a special prenup
Simon Cowell’s baby-mama drama is sex-scandal heaven. So, why can’t a Jewish girl get taken seriously as a femme fatale?
Right after Tisha B’Av in 1979, my family left Israel—and splintered into pieces. Despite my hopes, I never made it back.
He’s the expert who specializes in finding ‘disappeared’ husbands—men who leave their wives without Jewish divorces, or hope
The cards my Christian paternal grandparents sent me as a child came with small checks—and a hidden agenda
Thanks to the patchwork of laws about same-sex marriage, I got trapped in legal limbo when I wanted a divorce
Or, how I learned to stop worrying and love Christmas
Why I published Friderike Burger’s memoir of her service as femme de l’artiste to Stefan Zweig
The ketubah—the prenup’s antecedent—proves that, although love is ephemeral, a signature is forever
Shmuley Boteach wants the government to extend blue laws and subsidize marriage counseling—and he’s running for Congress as a Republican
Widowed and divorced Orthodox singles who want to give marriage another spin find specially tailored events to help them make a new match
Thanksgiving means family reunions—for some people. For others, it offers an opportunity to stay home and be grateful for having cut those ties.
When the challenges of joint custody become overwhelming, an Israeli stepmother of two teenagers finds vacations can bring her blended family together
In Thera, the Israeli novelist Zeruya Shalev likens her protagonist’s divorce to an epic volcano eruption on the Greek island of Santorini some 3,600 years ago
The upcoming Turkish-Japanese-American War, and more
Long before Jerry Springer, divorcing couples fought it out before Warsaw’s rabbinical court
Plus Israeli nuclear whistleblower violates terms, and more
The Nahor Approach to Wealth and Women