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Orthodox Jewish View of Women

Orthodox Jewish View of Women | agunah | Scoop.it
When confronted with faith-based extremism and hate, religious apologists frequently insist that that isn't "real" religion and that extremists are taking things out of context. In the case of the Orthodox Jewish extremists in Israel who are so zealous in attacking the presence of women in public, it appears that their behavior follows directly from their religious ideology. The source of the problem lies right in ancient Jewish laws and traditions. 
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Seeking Justice For Agunot - The Jewish Week

Seeking Justice For Agunot - The Jewish Week | agunah | Scoop.it
Seeking Justice For Agunot The Jewish Week Throughout history, the rabbis added numerous ameliorations for wives, including the ketubah (wedding contract) that guaranteed her financial security; rights to initiate divorce; and a community's...

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Connecticut court affirms rabbinical prenup defending agunot | JTA - Jewish & Israel News

Connecticut court affirms rabbinical prenup defending agunot | JTA - Jewish & Israel News | agunah | Scoop.it
In a precedent-setting ruling, a Connecticut judge determined that a religious prenuptial contract is enforceable in a secular court.
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Agunah Summit Revisits Plan To Create Liberal Religious Courts

Agunah Summit Revisits Plan To Create Liberal Religious Courts | agunah | Scoop.it

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