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  • How Israeli women are gaining in the fight for Jewish divorce

    August 22, 2016 | 2:06 pm

    In this case, the sins of the son are the sins of the father.

    Israel’s Supreme Rabbinical Court this month sentenced a haredi Orthodox man to 30 days in jail for pressuring his son to withhold a divorce from his wife for more than a decade. By upholding a lower rabbinical court...

  • A journey to freedom over three Passovers

    By Lisa Ellen Niver

    April 20, 2016 | 10:51 am

    In January 2007, I had what I thought was my last first date ever. I met him online, and we seemed to click immediately. Both lifelong travelers, he had been in the Peace Corps in Paraguay and traveled exotically extensively, while I had sailed the seven seas for seven years at...

  • Protesters urge Maryland man to grant his wife a Jewish divorce

    March 1, 2013 | 6:22 am

    About 50 people rallied in front of a United States House of Representatives office building to protest a government employee’s refusal to grant his wife a Jewish divorce.

    Aharon Friedman from Maryland, who works in the Longworth Office building as a senior advisor to Rep. Dave...

  • March 21, 2012

    By Shmuel Rosner

    March 21, 2012 | 5:36 am

    Can Iran Be Saved?

    Writing in Commentary Magazine, Sohrab Ahmari explains how the lessons of Iraq can help the international community prepare for Iran post regime change.

    The most difficult challenge faced in post-invasion Iraq will also exist under any post-collapse scenario in...