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Divorce and Nesting/Martin Rosenfeld, JD

December 26, 2013


The Boston Globe recently had an article entitled “Separated but living under one roof–for now” penned by Karen Baskin. The discussion centered around a new phenomenon known as “nesting”. Nesting refers to the sharing of a residence by newly divorced couples who wish to maintain a joint residence for the sake of their children. The […]

Nelson Mandela and Forgiveness/Martin Rosenfeld, JD

December 9, 2013


Deroy Murdock wrote a piece on Nelson Mandela for National Review Online. He acknowledges a mistake in judgment. Mr. Murdock had rued the release of Mr. Mandela, from his 27-year imprisonment. Perhaps Mr. Mandela was yet another Fidel Castro in the offing. Such thoughts entered Mr. Murdock’s mind at that moment in history. Mr. Murdock […]

A Book on Divorce/Martin Rosenfeld

December 8, 2013


I heard a radio program about a book and a documentary called “Divorce Corp”. The following is from their website. It may give some pause before they decide to litigate their divorce. Joseph Sorge, director of the eye-opening documentary, Divorce Corp., now delivers a critical examination of the authoritarian culture underpinning the U.S. family court […]

Breaking Up Is Hard To Do: A Get is Not a Weapon/Rabbi Dr. Eliyahu Safran

December 3, 2013


(The following article by Rabbi Dr. Eliyahu Safran appeared on the sites of Arutz7 and Voz Iz Neias.  It is written with both eloquence and sensitivity and is a frank, first-person  discussion of the role of a Get in the dissolution process. MR)   Breaking up is hard to do, but we must not have […]