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Israeli women lie in divorce, 99% commit perjury

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Marianne AziziIsrael
Israeli women lie in divorce, 99% commit perjury
As revelations of 99% of women lying in family courts emerge, the figures are rising on male suicides of men in divorce with thousands of children left fatherless.


Imagine you are a successful man. Perhaps an executive, or an engineer or a teacher. Life is good. A couple of children and good wife. Working longer hours than you should, you have no idea of what is coming next, the nightmare ahead which will end your life as you know it, and possibly take you to your death.

Coming home from work, your wife is in a strange mood. She tells you she has decided she doesn’t want you any more. It’s over. Still reeling from the shock, she stands before you and punches herself, ripping her shirt. Making a call to the police, she starts screaming that you are violent, you are hurting her. You can’t take it in. It’s just not real. Within minutes you hear screeches of police cars, the door opening and your arms and legs grabbed by a number of police. You are shackled and taken from your house – a home you will never see again, you just don’t know it yet. As you are carried out of your home, you see your wife smiling at you victoriously.

You deny, you even shout, but that is your first mistake. Shouting at the police proves you are indeed a violent and dangerous man. At the police station, fingerprints are taken, at which point you have started your criminal record in Israel. The paperwork is done, and you are held in prison for a night, facing your very first case in the court the next morning. It could be one of dozens, even hundreds, but you don’t know this yet. The judge issues a restraining order, you cannot go back home nor can you see your children at the moment.

So, with just the clothes on your back, your next option is probably to return to your parents, if you have them. Divorce proceedings have begun. You know your wife has lied, but you are totally unaware of the clause 2.5 section 26, which allows a woman to lie with full immunity and no consequences. Her lawyer knew that her perjury is protected, and he advised her to start proceedings with the inferences you are dangerous and violent.

She earns well, in fact more than you do. She is Jewish, so are you. Now you learn. The hard way. Her money is her own. It isn’t connected to the children, she has no financial responsibility for them at all. That is yours. She demands, and demands – the judge orders you to pay over 100% of your income. Ridiculous – but common. How can you concentrate at work? How do you pay? You can’t – and you face your first prison sentence, now a ‘deadbeat’ dad. She continues to lie – to make up stories. You face more arrests, it’s become a way of life now. Shackles, questions, investigations. The job disappears. They cannot accept your many days off and your lack of concentration. She is protected – fully. You pay what you can, and your old life disappears into a distant memory. She has the right to close your bank account, revoke your driving licence and even put a No Exit Order upon you, preventing you ever leaving Israel – without extortionate financial ransoms and human guarantors.

‘No smoke without fire’ murmurs surround you. But protesting your innocence gets you into more trouble. You have become a leper in your own community, and turn to the many social media pages to get some help. Now you are one of the victims, and you never saw it coming, never had a clue. The closed doors of Israeli courts ensured you would never know. You’d heard horror stories, but thought it was happening to others, never you. Now it has, and you spiral into one false arrest after another. You fight, of course you do, but the laws are stacked against you.

She lies in court, over and over, and there is nothing you can do about it. Now declared dangerous, you will face parental assessments, visits to your children in a contact centre for an hour a fortnight, and a life without hope of ever remarrying. Your aging parents are starting all over again, looking after you.

A shadow of the man you once were, there is only one way out. Which will it be? The knife, the rope; the gun, or maybe driving your car into a wall? You will join the club – the suicide club of men who are committing suicide every day. Your kids will be better off without you, and there is no other way…..

The insidious 2.5 law in Israel has created a life and death situation for divorcing men in Israel. It is said by unofficial figures that since it’s creation, over 5000 men have committed suicide. Not counting those who went mad, or just died of early heart attacks or other illnesses from stress.

Women have lobbied to keep this law since its inception. However, Judge Zurigo in Nazereth this week dropped a bombshell, when he reported that 99% of women have lied in polygraph tests in his court. He is clearly a forward thinking judge, and enlightened. Other judges who heard this revelation in a recent conference were shocked. Activists and lobby groups were jubilant to finally hear confirmation of what they already knew.

A woman doesn’t ever need to show results of ‘violence’. She can merely make a call and say her estranged husband ‘might’ be violent, she is afraid. It is irrelevant that he has never raised a hand to her in his life. The words are enough. Nothing is required, no proof, and if she has lied, she is totally protected by the law.

The UK takes a much stronger stance on false claims, especially in claims of rape. It is believed that over 50% of men in Israeli jails are innocent. The law of 2.5 is hitting headlines in legal circles in Israel as leading lawyers are lobbying and fighting. Moran Samun, head of the false claims committee in the Israel Bar Association is fighting for the human rights of men in Israel. This is not simply a case of men’s rights, it is a matter of life and death and thousands of children facing life without a father who took his own life. The fabric of society is crumbling.

Other laws breaking fathers are the Tender Years Assumption, Israel being the only country to still have the law that no matter what children 6 and under will go to the mother. No Exit orders for FUTURE payments are primitive, arcane and unique to Israel. Whilst no one argues with the rights for women, it is at the expense of ordinary normative men.




#Israeli law, #perjury, #false claims, #feminist lobby, #99% of women lie in court, #Tender Years assumption

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colette nelken

2 months ago

I came to israel with my israeli husband after 10 years in the US. The first part of the article is exactly what happened but TO ME, the wife.
I wish I could say the second part of the article also applied to me, but it was quite the opposite . I am trapped in israel , my kids cannot leave until they are 18 even though they were born and raised in the USA and we had been less than a year in this country when he put the ikuv yetzia, I have not seen a cent of the common money we had in the States because he moved all the money under his name and court has not forced him to show any the accounts abroad, and kids get minimum mezonot even though he makes a big salary working at ourcrowd as general partner (but during the hearings he "cried" he had no job and no income and at his age he would have a hard time finding a job in high tech.... and hey, who in court has time to investigate if he has a job or not... no time to even do a quick google serch and find his name in Our Crowd website or in linkedin....) that despite a prenuptial agreement according to which he should be supporting the kids to the standard they were use to before the divorce....

HE lies in court over and over again and there is nothing I can do about it because family cases are confidential, "with doors closed" , and nobody will ever check or cross-examine. As social services well said it , the assumption is both parties are lying and the truth is somewhere in the middle.... they assume, but they will never check.

And don't even get me started about the rabbinical courts where the women get a second class treatment and are denied of their most basic rights . My ex asked for girushin (divorce) with no right to ketuba money or mezonot isha because I called him dumb and more than once he found his coffee press dirty....

I know many other women that have gone through similar situations . So it is clear to me that not "all women" and not "all men" commit perjury with impunity , but in most cases, it is the party who starts the process and/or had more power . The one who maliciously plans everything in advance cold bloddedly and takes advantage of the broken Israeli judicial system .

Marianne Azizi

2 months ago

Collette, your story is not unusual. I have heard many such abuses of women, especially those who are not born in Israel. Regarding the regulation 2.5 which has allowed women to lie with immunity, many women tell me they wish they had known. Trapped in Israel. This is one of the most hideous things done to people - to deny their freedom of movement, especially if you are American. The USA travel page does warn its citizens about no assistance if involved in domestic issues in Israel. The broke system continues to abuse those who meet it. Sadly the ones who have not encountered the judicial system find it hard to believe what is going on. I'm sure many would find your story remarkable, but sadly - for me, it's so commonplace and entirely believable. A couple of questions - do you have anyone who can help you regarding the ikuv yitzea, and have you thought about taking action against your judges or other officials if you are US passport holder?

ronkean

1 year ago

I've been divorced and had to stop half way through. This is as bad as it gets.