Jewish and Muslim patriarchy. - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Basil
    • 05.01.11 | 23:20 (IST)

    They both relate to the patriarchal idea that a woman should not divorce her husband unless he no longer wants her. At any rate, this man is upset that his wife is moving away with his child. His child is important to him. And women have so much power in America. He is using what power he has at his disposal. I am not saying that I sympathize with the wife. I don't know anything about her and if the man's anger is legitimate. I don't like these old laws.

    from the article: Orthodox lawyer's refusal to grant wife a 'get' stirs U.S. public dispute
    First published 18:53 05.01.11 | Last updated 18:53 05.01.11
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