An ancient practice whose time has run out. - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Runner1983
    • 09.02.13 | 06:08 (IST)

    The entire concept of a wife needing to be granted a get by her husband is an ancient practice who's time has run out. The practice was adopted at a time when women were considered the property of their husbands. Fortunately, times have changed. For a man to have power over a woman to withhold agreeing to a divorce violates the very concept of equal rights, and most individual's sense of what is right and wrong. It is wrong.

    from the article: For first time, U.S. court upholds prenuptial agreement of Orthodox beth din
    First published 15:05 08.02.13 | Last updated 15:05 08.02.13
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