Getting a Get

Oct. 23 2013

As a solution to the problem of agunot—“chained” wives—halakhically valid pre-nuptial agreements avoid recourse to the sometimes brutal coercion of recalcitrant husbands.

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More about: Agunot, Divorce, Halakhah, Marriage

Benjamin Netanyahu Is a Successful Leader, Not a Magician

Sept. 20 2019

Following the inconclusive results of Tuesday’s election, weeks may elapse before a prime minister is chosen, and there is a chance that Benjamin Netanyahu’s political career isn’t over yet. Perusing the headlines about Netanyahu over the past year, Ruthie Blum notes how many have referred to him as a political “magician,” or some variant thereof. But this cliché misses the point:

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More about: Benjamin Netanyahu, Israeli Election 2019, Israeli politics