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  • Israeli rabbinic, legal groups partner for prenup in bid to prevent agunot

    March 3, 2015 | 10:16 am

    A Religious Zionist rabbinic organization in Israel has launched a new prenuptial agreement to help ensure that divorcing wives will receive a religious divorce, or get.

    Tzohar, along with the Israel Bar Association, introduced the agreement on Sunday that encourages a husband...

  • List of acceptable Diaspora rabbis does not exist, Chief Rabbinate says

    November 11, 2013 | 10:18 am

    Israel’s Chief Rabbinate said it does not have a list of Diaspora rabbis whose testimony it accepts on clarifying one’s Jewish or marital status.

    Responding to a request made in September by the Tzohar rabbinical organization to see such a list, a spokesman for the Chief...

  • Tzohar rabbinical group to start secular-friendly brit milah program

    July 10, 2012 | 10:37 am

    The Tzohar rabbinical organization, which helps to involve non-religious couples and their families in religious wedding ceremonies, is introducing a brit milah program.

    The initiative, which will assist parents in circumcising their sons according to normative Jewish law, was...