By Candice Krieger, July 10, 2008
A woman who has been trying to obtain a get — a religious divorce — from her estranged British-born husband was finally granted one this week after a five-year battle.
Orly Zigdon, 36, from Netanya, was declared an agunah (a chained wife) by the Israeli rabbinate. She had been seeking a get since 2003, after she separated from British-born Anthony Kurrant.
But for the past two years, his whereabouts have been unknown.