Dov Lipman

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

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

12/02/2014 - 19:00
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.
01/07/2013 - 19:00

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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