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Mediation Abroad/Martin Rosenfeld, JD

May 21, 2016

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This article appeared in yeshivaworld.com (It appears in its entirety.) “Justice Minister Ayelet Shaked has set new regulations in place that she believes will assist in adjudicating or preventing a divorce, compelling couples to attend mediation sessions prior to appearing before a beis din or secular court. She believes that if a couple is compelled […]

Is Mediation an Art or a Science?/Martin Rosenfeld,JD

October 15, 2014

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I recently read a post which described what a divorce mediator does. The author opined that the first session regarding divorce agreements would be dedicated to parental issues, the second session to financial issues, etc. When I read this post, it struck me that I have no such pattern. I simply try to go from […]

What is Divorce?/Martin Rosenfeld, JD

May 6, 2014

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(The following article appeared at matzav.com shortly after the prior post was written. MR) On May 1, 2014, Matzav.com summarized the results of a study on divorce that concluded that divorce may be socially influenced (”New Study Says Divorce Can Be Contagious”). The theory runs something like this; the odds of a couple’s chances of divorce […]

Mediation and the Get/Martin Rosenfeld, JD

March 3, 2014

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A recent post appeared by Attorney Morgan Leia Richardson at HuffPo regarding Mediation and the granting of a Get. The article is entitled “5 Ways That Divorce Mediation Can Help Resolve the Get Crisis”. While the article focuses on the Get, its message of the benefits of mediation is true for all situations. The five […]

Divorce and Nesting/Martin Rosenfeld, JD

December 26, 2013

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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 […]

The “Cost” Of Divorce/Martin Rosenfeld

October 4, 2013

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(This article appeared at matzav.com as it appears here, but with a different title.MR) There is a statement in the Zohar that indicates that everything requires Mazel, even the Sefer Torah itself. The explanation I heard about this thought is that a Sefer Torah is chosen or not chosen from the Aron by a series […]

Noah and You/Martin Rosenfeld

October 2, 2013

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If Noah was a truly righteous, how could he allow himself to sink into alcoholism? Rabbi Dr. Abraham Twerski often cites this as a sign that the times had changed. Man’s nature was affected by the Great Flood and the bodily constitution had gone through changes. The alcohol level Noah could tolerate had obviously become […]