News and Updates
Every Jewish woman who is married is in danger of becoming an aguna-- a woman anchored to her Jewish marriage with no ability to obtain a get, a Jewish bill of divorce. CWJ's new "Pledge of Compassion and Dignity" can free a woman from medical aginut.
Yesterday, CWJ featured front and center at a Knesset hearing convened by MK Aliza Lavie marking Agunah Day, which falls this year on March 9th.
In a special program hosted by the Mazkeret Batya Municipal Department of Torah and Culture this past Shabbat, CWJ attorney Nitzan Caspi-Shiloni enlightened and challenged audiences of almost 300 on the topic of the Israeli Rabbinic Courts.