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  • Beth Din of America preparing to add female board member

    November 7, 2014 | 2:09 pm

    One of the the preeminent rabbinic courts of North America is set to add a female board member.

    The Beth Din of America invited Dr. Michelle Friedman, the founder and chair of the Department of Pastoral Counseling at New York’s Yeshivat Chovevei Torah (YCT), to join its board....

  • Rabbi Michael Broyde Booted From Religious Court for Using Fake Identity

    April 18, 2013 | 12:52 pm

    Rabbi Michael Broyde, a prominent Orthodox rabbi who admitted to creating a fake alternate identity, was relieved of his duties with the Beth Din of America.

    Broyde, who admitted last week that he had used a false name to gain access to a rabbinic e-mail list and to write letters...