If married civilly a Jewish divorce is unnecessary

By |2013-08-19T00:23:41-07:00August 19th, 2013|Thoughts|

                                            By Israel Drazin    In “A Message to the New Chief Rabbis,” in the Jerusalem Post of August 16, 2013, the prominent Rabbi Shlomo Riskin, chief rabbi of Efrat, reports the halakhic (Jewish legal) ruling of the highly respected Rav Moshe Feinstein. Rav Feinstein addressed the question: do wives and husbands need a get, [...]