September 22, 2016

2016 Resolution: Requiring the Use of Prenuptial Agreements for the Prevention of Get-refusal

Whereas our tradition celebrates married couples living together in peace and harmony, in love and devotion all of their lives; and, Whereas the Torah recognizes that […]
October 30, 2015

2015 Resolution: ORA; Kayama; and, Illegal Halachic Remarriages

Formally adopted by a direct vote of the RCA membership, the full text of “ORA; Kayama; and, Illegal Halachic Remarriages” states: Whereas the Rabbinical Council of […]
July 16, 2014

2014 Resolution: Using Violence to Compel a Recalcitrant Husband to Give a Get (Writ of Divorce)

For the past quarter century, the Rabbinical Council of America (RCA) and the Beth Din of America (BDA) have worked to resolve problems relating to agunot who are […]
November 20, 2013

RCA Condemns Refusal to Deliver or Receive a get

The Rabbinical Council of America strongly condemns the refusal of spouses to participate in the delivery and receipt of a get, the Jewish religious divorce process, when […]