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A nonprofit, independent news source to inform, inspire, educate and connect the St. Louis Jewish community.

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,...

Bills to relax marriage registration rules pass Knesset committee

JTA March 19, 2012

JERUSALEM -- Two bills that would allow Jewish couples in Israel to be married by national-religious rabbis in the city of their choice were approved by a Knesset committee. The so-called "Tzohar laws," named after the organization of Modern Orthodox...

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