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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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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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Divorce and Civility/Rabbi Menachem Rosenfeld, J.D.

(The following Dvar Torah is repeated here as the Parsha of this week reminds us of a powerful thought.) There is a Medrash on Parshas Noach that is based on the Pasuk that “Tov HaShem LaKol V’Rachamav Al Kol Maasav”. … Continue reading

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