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    • Yossi of Another Kind
    • 05.01.11 | 21:36 (IST)

    Although our sympathy is with the wife, the matter is complicated by the following facts. " All parties have said that Mr. Friedman is angry about the custody order, which grants him three weekends a month with his daughter, two of them in Philadelphia, beginning at 6 p.m. on Fridays. As a religious Jew, Mr. Friedman will not drive from sundown Friday to sundown Saturday — so he cannot see his daughter until Sunday. The custody order is “a joke,” said Yisroel Belsky, a prominent Brooklyn rabbi. “The court decided in a bullheaded way not to respect the Shabbos,” or Sabbath, he said in a interview.

    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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