Fortunately, this is true too. The "eye for an eye" law was already out in pre-medieval times while Sharia hangs on to it. Also, polygamy was abolished in the 11th Cent. while Arab women still suffer. Nevertheless, Halakha is damaging in its backwardness, as we see.
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