High Court: Rabbinical Court Not Authorized to Address Post-divorce Matters

The law states that couples cannot be forced to deal with divorce matters in a Rabbinical Court unless they were explicitly part of the initial divorce claim.

The High Court of Justice ruled on Thursday that rabbinical courts are not authorized to deal with post-divorce controversies. The ruling foiled an attempt by the Rabbinical Court of Appeals to reinstate jurisdiction that had been taken from it by numerous court rulings.