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St. Louis Jewish Light

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St. Louis Jewish Light

New law clamps down on Jewish divorce

JTA March 21, 2012

JERUSALEM -- A new law passed by Israel's Knesset requires rabbinical courts to follow up on its divorce cases to ensure that the husband gives his wife a Jewish writ of divorce. According to the law passed Monday, a husband must give his wife a get,...

Office opens in Moscow to help Russian immigrants prove Jewishness

JTA February 2, 2012

JERUSALEM -- An office to help Russian immigrants to Israel and other countries prove their Jewish status has opened in Moscow. The Shorashim Center, also known as the Office for Clarification of Jewish Status, opened last week in the Russian capital's...

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