Browsing All posts tagged under »Children in Divorce«

Children of Divorce/Martin Rosenfeld, JD

July 14, 2019

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Dr. Lynnn C. Halem wrote on the topic of children in divorce (“Children First in Your Divorce) in the June 2019 edition of mediation.com. Her thoughts focus on “best interests of children”. All parents say they want this, but how to accomplish the task? Some pointers: *Kids need to know that their parents truly care […]

Impact of Divorce on Children/Martin Rosenfeld, JD

May 20, 2015

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The May 25, 2015 edition of Time Magazine has an interview with Penelope Leach, a British author. Her recent book “When Parents Part” cites the fact that more than half of high school students do not have an intact family, with two parents. Ms. Leach concludes that in almost all situations the children are negatively […]

Mediation Lessons From a Former Music Professor/Martin Rosenfeld, JD

December 18, 2014

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I just read an article about a Music Professor, Rebecca Oettinger, who became an attorney/mediator. Ms. Oettinger practices in Baraboo,Wisconsin. She turned towards mediation after concluding that the courtroom is no place for a family to attempt to resolve its differences. Why the interest in mediation? “I want to be a peacemaker.” The emphasis on […]

Children and Divorce/Martin Rosenfeld, JD

November 16, 2014

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A recent post by Eden Strong appeared at Huffington Post regarding children of Divorce. It was entitled:”What I Told My Daughter When She Asked Why Dad Left”. The gist of the article is summed up in one paragraph: “You be honest — that you don’t have all the answers, that you wish you could make […]

Justice For the Agunah, The Bais Din, Shabbos, and He Who Would Withhold a Get/Rabbi Eliyahu Safran

June 7, 2014

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(This article is reprinted with permission by Rabbi Safran. It has appeared at matzav.com. MR) Not every marriage is successful. Despite our desire for each to be perfect, we know the truth is that there are hundreds of reasons a man and a woman, once joined in love and joy, should no longer remain together. […]

Negotiating With Skill/Martin Rosenfeld

October 28, 2013

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The current issue of Inc. contains a short interview with TV host, George Stephanopoulos. The TV anchor of “Good Morning America” gives a number of tips for a successful interview, among which are the following: -Prepare extensively -Ask “Why” -Watch For Facial Cues The above three tips are helpful for many forms of human interaction. They are […]

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 […]