Dov Lipman

No Get? Then No (Kosher) Food For You!

Proposed amendment would withhold religious accommodations from recalcitrant husbands in Israeli prisons.

Editorial Intern

Advocates for Israel's "chained wives" are hoping that the way to a man's heart truly is through his stomach.

Dov Lipman of the Yesh Atid party proposed a new amendment this week to withhold kosher food from men who refuse to grant their wives a get (religious divorce contract).

Recalcitrant husbands might find themselves faced with worse than prison food. Fotolia

‘I’m From America’

As Israeli election heats up, intense focus on the English-speaking vote.

Tel Aviv — The debate moderator asked the candidates what their parties would do to prevent a third intifada, an increasingly common concern in the Israeli election campaign. In his answer, Jeremy Gimpel drew from his upbringing — in Atlanta.

Naftali Bennett, head of the Jewish Home party. Courtesy Tel Aviv International Salon
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