Category Archives: Divorce

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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Mandela and Forgiveness/ Rabbi Menachem Rosenfeld, JD

Deroy Murdock wrote a piece on Nelson Mandela for National Review Online. He acknowledges a mistake in judgment. Mr. Murdock had rued the release of Mr. Mandela, from his 27-year imprisonment. Perhaps Mr. Mandela was yet another Fidel Castro in … Continue reading

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A Book on Divorce/Rabbi Menachem Rosenfeld

I heard a radio program about a book and a documentary called “Divorce Corp”. The following is from their website. It may give some pause before they decide to litigate their divorce. Joseph Sorge, director of the eye-opening documentary, Divorce … 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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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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