Category Archives: Beth Din

Mediation and the Get/Martin Rosenfeld, JD

A recent post appeared by Attorney Morgan Leia Richardson at HuffPo regarding Mediation and the granting of a Get. The article is entitled “5 Ways That Divorce Mediation Can Help Resolve the Get Crisis”. While the article focuses on the … Continue reading

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Breaking Up is Hard to Do:A Get Should Never Be an Emotional Weapon/Rabbi Dr. Eliyahu Saffran

(The following article by Rabbi Dr. Eliyahu Safran appeared on the sites of Arutz7 and Voz Iz Neias.  It is written with both eloquence and sensitivity and is a frank, first-person  discussion of the role of a Get in the … Continue reading

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Male and Female Roles/Rabbi Dr. Aton Holzer

(Although this discussion is technically not related to Agunah matters, the insights offered here might prove helpful to gaining self-awareness as a community into some of the dynamics at work. We thank Rabbi Dr. Holzer for his contribution. MR) As … Continue reading

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The Aftermath of Divorce/Rabbi Dr. Reuven Bulka

This is the fundamental principle of the aftermath protocol; that there is an ongoing connection between husband and wife, even without the presence of children. This is a connection which places upon the divorcing husband primarily, the obligation to at … Continue reading

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Agunah and Communal Takkanah/Rabbi Menachem Rosenfeld,JD

I was in attendance at a recent Shloshim shiur dedicated to the memory of the late Rav Ovadia Yossef Z’L. One of the agenda topics was the position that Rav Yossef Z’L took towards conversions. One of the audience members … Continue reading

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The Children of Neviim/Rabbi Menachem Rosenfeld

(This post first appeared at Matzav.Com. In light of the Lakewood Agunah matter, it is reprinted here.MR)  In my former work as a Bais Din Menahel, and in my present work as a Divorce Mediator, I have heard various suggestions … Continue reading

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Beth Din and the Advocate/Rabbi Menachem Rosenfeld

I receive questions on occasion regarding a Beth Din advocate, or a “Toen”. The question is whether or not in a Divorce-related Din Torah, it is a good idea to come with a Toen. Some parties advertise their availability to … Continue reading

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