A dynamic workshop presented by CWJ director Dr. Susan Weiss opened the eyes and minds of 35 family law students at Bar Ilan University to CWJ’s pioneering litigation approach to combating get refusal.
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Kehilat Ya’ar Ramot, a Masorti synagogue in the Ramot neighborhood of Jerusalem, was the scene of a February 23rd lecture entitled “The Israeli Rabbinate, End of an Era?” by Dr. Susan Weiss, founder and director of the CWJ.
CWJ director Dr. Susan Weiss was one of four trailblazers tapped by the AJC to write and present a paper for a high-level workshop of Jewish communal leaders on strategies for ending the monopoly of Israel’s chief rabbinate over issues of personal status such as marriage and conversion.
In a 20-stop U.S. tour this winter, CWJ director Dr. Susan Weiss spoke to Jewish women’s organizations and communal groups, with the aim of raising awareness about the broad injustices that stem from the hegemony of the State-funded rabbinate in Israel.
Some 150 family law attorneys learned about CWJ’s pioneering and effective strategy of civil damage claims for get refusal at a conference on family law held by the Tel Aviv Bar Association in Eilat.
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