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Removing Remarriage Barriers for Muslim and Jewish Women

Posted by Administrator | Dec 28, 2020 | 0 Comments

There are gravely serious consequences and problems women from the Muslim and Jewish community face when their spouses refuse to grant a religious divorce. A civil judgment of divorce does not terminate a couple's religious marriage. With spiteful husbands and no recourse for themselves, these women are often barred from remarrying.

Religion-Based Claim in Abuse Case Wisely Pierced by Appeals Court

Posted by Administrator | Nov 30, 2020 | 0 Comments

In this article, I analyze an appellate decision and discuss a domestic violence case wherein the husband claimed it was in his religious rights to force nonconsensual sexual relations on his wife. This perception is woefully wrong - Muslim culture and Islamic law does not condone violence against women, and in fact historically Muslim women have fared far better than their European counterparts in marriage and divorce, property ownership, education, and societal influence.

Chipping Away at Divorce Quagmire for Muslim & Jewish Women

Posted by Abed Awad | Mar 22, 2020 | 0 Comments

Published in New Jersey Law Journal – Monday February 13, 2012 – By Abed Awad & Noura Jebara – The ideal solution to protect New Jersey women whose husbands refuse to grant them a religious divorce is to adopt a New York-style law. There, litigants must allege in the verified complaint that befo...


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