by Aharon Hoffman at Mystical Paths
Another myth used to bash Jewish Orthodoxy demolished completely, and it's pretty surprising given the current propagated on-the-street belief even among orthodox circles...
Current Israel Agunot Statistics, here. (An agunah is a woman who cannot remarry because her husband refuses to give a divorce or it's unknown whether he is alive or dead, a "chained" woman, chained by her marriage contract.)
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