Wednesday, June 27, 2007

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Agunah Myth?

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.)

Posted at Mystical Paths. Read it elsewhere? Stop by the source.


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