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Rivky Stein has started a Facebook page in which she  asks for help in obtaining a religious divorce from her husband. (Credit: Facebook)

Orthodox Jewish Wife Turns To Social Media In Fight For Religious Divorce

With the help of family and friends, Rivky Stein created a Facebook page in which she accuses her husband of raping and beating her while she was pregnant, WCBS 880’s Marla Diamond reported.

06/24/2014

Peretz Sontag, 50, was found dead in his car in Harriman State Park on Sunday, March 23, 2014. (credit: Handout)

Volunteers, Police Search For Missing Rockland County Father

An extensive search is under way in Harriman State Park for a Rockland County father of seven missing since Friday. Police said Peretz Sontag, 50, was last seen leaving his Pomona home on Friday morning.

03/18/2014

Mordechai Jungreis says he has been shunned by his community after coming forward about his son being abused. (credit: CBS 2)

Victim’s Father Determined To Break Cycle Of Abuse In Brooklyn’s Hasidic, Orthodox Communities

Mordechai Jungreis said he was victimized twice — once when his son was sexually abused by a member of the community and again when he was shunned trying to get him help.

03/28/2012

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NYC Jewish Women Want To Join All-Male EMT Group

Now a group of women in one of the country’s largest Orthodox Jewish communities is proposing to join up with Hatzolah as emergency medical technicians to respond in cases of labor or gynecological emergencies.

11/27/2011