In Unprecedented Move, Israel Indicts Husband for Refusing to Grant Wife Jewish Divorce

The man, who is now 61, has been in jail since 2000 for failing to grant his wife a 'get,' the bill of divorce required by Jewish religious law to finalize a divorce

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Jerusalem police charged a man Wednesday with violating a legal order after he has refused to grant his wife a Jewish bill of divorce, known as a "get," for almost 20 years.