Kol Isha nonprofit helps women know their rights


February 4, 2022

Rachel B., a 37-year-old Jewish mother of four, endured years of emotional and physical abuse from her husband. She hoped that ending her marriage was the answer but was afraid of the unknown. She knew that she needed a Jewish divorce, a GET — but she didn’t know her legal rights to obtain a Divorce - could her husband take the kids away from her, how would she support herself, would she be able to re-marry one day, should she proceed through the civil courts or a Beis Din (Jewish court of law) first?

In Rachel’s close-knit Jewish community, the topic of divorce was a difficult one; talking to...

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