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Can a woman refuse to give her husband a Jewish religious divorce? It just happened in Australia.

Can a woman refuse to give her husband a Jewish religious divorce? It just happened in Australia.

An Australian man sued to force his wife to accept his get, a Jewish legal document necessary for divorce.

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Knesset Speaker Yuli Edelstein, a former Soviet refusenik, addresses Russian parliament

3 more couples arrested in welfare fraud investigation of Orthodox New Jersey community

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ADL, religious leaders call on Rex Tillerson to appoint envoy to combat anti-Semitism

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United States

Aryeh Deri

Israeli lawmakers who vote for conversion bill not welcome in Chicago, Jewish federation head says

Steven Nasatir said he would not be surprised if Jewish federations in other cities followed suit.

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Israel & Middle East

Netanyahu defends suspending the Western Wall agreement. Here’s how.

The prime minister believes that construction on a non-Orthodox prayer space at the wall can now proceed.

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World

Diego Schwartzman

Meet Diego Schwartzman, the best Jewish tennis player on earth

The rising 24-year-old from Buenos Aires, at just 5-foot-7, will look to make some noise at Wimbledon.

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Life & Culture

These photos capture Israel’s beauty and diversity

The images are part of an exhibition in Jerusalem that aims to capture what Israel looks like beyond the conflict.

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