British court accepts N.Y. rabbinical court’s divorce ruling

06.02.2013                      26.Schwat. 5773

Jüdische Welt:

British court accepts N.Y. rabbinical court’s divorce ruling

Judge: The outcome was in keeping with English law, whilst achieved by a process rooted in Jewish culture.

A British court accepted a New York rabbinical court’s ruling in a dispute between an ultra-Orthodox man and his ex-wife over their two children.
The ruling by a judge of the London-based High Court of Justice in January was the first of its kind in England and Wales, according to a report last Friday in the Jewish Chronicle….