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Will the fact that a court abroad has granted a civil divorce have any effect on divorce proceedings between the couple in an Israeli rabbinical court ?

By: דיאנה שאלתיאלPublished on: 09 June, 2022
No – according to the Supreme Court of Justice ruling in the Ron petition case. There it was held: “ It should be stated that the fact that the court in New York ordered the couple to be divorced does not have any influence on the proceedings before the rabbinical court in Israel, as the civil divorce order given in the United States, does not have the power to dissolve the Jewish marriage of the couple” .
 

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