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  • Picks for rabbinical judges’ panel riles Israeli women’s groups

    November 23, 2011 | 11:00 am

    Women’s and human rights groups in Israel criticized the Israel Bar Association’s decision not to appoint any women to a committee that appoints rabbinical judges.

    In its selections Tuesday for the Appointments Committee for Rabbinical Judges, the bar association for the first time...

  • To Break the Chains

    By Julie G Fax

    May 25, 2000 | 8:00 pm

    Hollywood met Jerusalem this Mother's Day, when the tennis court at the north Beverly Hills home of bestselling authors Jonathan and Faye Kellerman was transformed into a Tel Aviv rabbinic court hearing the ugly details of a divorce gone awry.

    Three rabbis sat in judgment, 200...