Tag 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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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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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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Divorce and Financial Considerations/Rabbi Reuven Bulka

Both husband and wife, as they untangle, and wrestle with the complicated matter of financial arrangements, should disavow, to their own selves, any thought of making a killing on the deal, or really “sticking it” to the other. Each has … Continue reading

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The Beth Din and You/Rabbi Martin Rosenfeld

A Beth Din is a religious Court. Many people assume a Beth Din may only issue a Get and has no other function. This is not true. Many Beth Din organizations deal with commercial and family law disputes. A couple going through … Continue reading

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My Decision to Become a Beth Din Administrator/Rabbi Howard Jachter

Growing up in Brooklyn, NY,  in a family that included observant and nonobservant members, I was acutely aware of the barriers that could arise from different levels of observance. It was always important to me that the observant and non-observant … Continue reading

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