Sunday, February 21, 2016

Scientist who won’t divorce wife fired from university post

A scientist who has for years been refusing to divorce his wife was fired from his position at Bar Ilan University over the weekend, after a Jerusalem rabbinical court excommunicated the man and ordered the publication of his name, photo and personal details. 

The Rabbinical High Court of Appeals last week issued a herem – a writ of banishment — against Oded Guez, a physicist at Bar Ilan University, because he had refused to give his wife a divorce, the Ynet news website reported Friday. 

The university said Guez had already been suspended from working at the institute’s physics department a year ago, Haaretz reported. [...]


  1. It's the beit din order for him to give a Get a legitimate order from a legitimate beit din after a trial?

  2. Politically IncorrectFebruary 21, 2016 at 3:48 PM

    That question, nowadays seems to be the *legitimate* order of drisha vachkirah for our contemporary order of affairs. ...

  3. I am not shedding any tears.. Without knowing any details (which perhaps may change my opinion), the guy must be an idiot, and he's getting what he deserves.

    וכן הוא אומר כאשר ראיתי חורשי און וזורעי עמל יקצרוהו מנשמת אלוה יאבדו ומרוח אפו יכלו.

    וכן הוא אומר זורע עולה יקצר און ושבט עברתו יכלה

    וכן הוא אומר יתר מרעהו צדיק ודרך רשעים תתעם

    וכן הוא אומר ראיתי רשע עריץ ומתערה כאזרח רענן ויעבר והנה איננו

  4. ביה"ד הגדול בראשות הרב הראשי לישראל הגאון הרב דוד לאו והדיינים הרב אהרן כץ והרב אליעזר איגרא

  5. Are there issues that were not resolved at all, or not resolved to his satisfaction? Or is it a spite case?

    Though he has a right to privacy, if he wants. Though i note non of the press and or the dayanim address this point.


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