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

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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.

Bnei Brak’s ultra-Orthodox rabbinical court.Credit: Tomer Appelbaum

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