Women's Legal Aid Clinic

Israeli women in divorce proceedings often find themselves in dire financial straits and cannot afford good legal representation. This difficulty is compounded by the fact that sole authority for marital cases lies with the Rabbinical Courts, where granting a divorce is entirely dependent upon the husband's agreement. Many men abuse this power, refusing to grant their wives a divorce, or demanding an exorbitant price in exchange for one.

Last Updated Date : 05/03/2024