Jewish Divorce Now

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Jewish Divorce Now

The articles in this special section:

Getting Away with the Gett

by Devorah Shubowitz

One woman struggles because her Orthodox husband won’t give her a gett. Another was coerced into accepting hers. If you’re female, you can be damned if you don’t — and, damned if you do, too.

Man’s Absolute Right is Absolutely Wrong

by Blu Greenberg

Once optimistic, a longtime Orthodox feminist activist hits bottom on the issue of chained women — agunot — trapped by Jewish law. Her prescription for recalcitrance: “Remove power from the husband.”