- (Jewish divorce according to halacha) (ibid. 25 Feb. 2016). She noted that this can be hard to prove, particularly for people from the former Soviet Union (ibid.). According to some sources, someone who is not recogn ized as Jewish according to halacha is likely to face challenges obtaining a divorce (ibid.; Jewish Agency for Israel 23 Feb. 2016).
- The retroactive divorce was also proposed as a solution to the other agunah problem ("Type II Agunah", as Rabbi Breitowitz puts it; or as Rabbi Rakeffet says, "man-made agunah"), that of the husband who is clearly alive and right here, but refuses to give a Get.
- Jul 13, 2008 · If this story does not show that halacha evolves, there's more. Eight chapters later, in the last chapter of Numbers, new people show up with a new problem with this law. And it changes again. (Num. 36:1-12.) The family heads of Zelophehad's clan show up with a complaint.