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  • 10th and final member of ring that ‘unchained’ Jewish women from marriages sentenced

    December 17, 2015 | 1:32 pm

    Rabbi Jay “Yaakov” Goldstein was sentenced to eight years in prison for his participation in a ring that violently attempted to coerce Jewish men to grant their wives religious divorces.

    Goldstein, 61, of Brooklyn, New York, was sentenced Wednesday in federal court in Trenton,...

  • NJ rabbi who led divorce ring sentenced to 10 years

    December 15, 2015 | 3:36 pm

    A New Jersey rabbi who ran a ring that violently attempted to coerce Jewish men to grant their wives religious divorces has been sentenced to 10 years in prison.

    Rabbi Mendel Epstein, 70, was sentenced Tuesday in federal court in Trenton, New Jersey, NJ.com reported. Epstein was...

  • Brooklyn man sentenced to four years for religious divorce scheme

    November 17, 2015 | 2:37 pm

    A Brooklyn man was sentenced to four years in federal prison for attempting to violently coerce a recalcitrant husband into giving a religious divorce.

    Moshe Goldstein, 32, was sentenced Monday in federal court in Trenton, New Jersey, NJ.com reported. He pleaded guilty last year...

  • The Agunah: A Modern-Day Nightmare

    By Alexandra Leichter

    March 17, 2005 | 7:00 pm

     

    A couple of years ago I received two back-to-back phone calls in my office: The first, from a 21-year-old ultra-Orthodox woman who had escaped her physically abusive 6-month long marriage, only to find herself trapped two years later because her husband refuses to give her a Jewish...

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