The Pursuit of Happiness in ‘Ghosts’

Ibsen’s play unwittingly explores ever-relevant challenges of agunot

Signing Pre- and Post-Nuptials in Crown Heights

Event helps popularize halakhic agreements among Orthodox Jews

Sign on the Dotted Line

To fight the chained-wife problem, more women are insisting on a special prenup

The Return of Martin Guerre: Abandoned, Adulterous, Raped, and Widowed Wives

Talmudic sages say that sinful acts—especially those committed by women—are not the rabbis’ fault

Facebook, Unchain Me!

‘Chained wives,’ refused Jewish divorces by their husbands, take to social media

Orthodox ‘Get’ Gang Gets GQ Spotlight

Group said to use violence to get Jewish men to grant their wives a divorce

Four Rabbis Indicted In Divorce Kidnappings

Charged with conspiracy to kidnap Jewish husbands refusing their wives a get

A ‘Get’ Controversy in New York—in 1881

The court case of John and Amelia Goldberg, as seen in the New York Times

Israel Has a Marriage Problem. One American-Born Lawyer Is Trying To Solve It.

Susan Weiss started out trying to win divorce cases, but now her mission is pushing Israel’s Orthodox rabbinate to change its ways

Rabbi Ovadia Yosef Dies at Age 93

The influential and divisive spiritual leader of Israel’s Sephardim leaves contradictory legacy

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