Bill would give wives an equal stand in Orthodox Jewish divorce

From The Baltimore Sun By Liz F. Kay Some Maryland legislators have revived the fight for a bill that would place Orthodox Jewish women on an equal footing with their husbands in divorce proceedings.Under Jewish law, a man must grant his wife a divorce degree, or get, to end a marriage. Without it, a Jewish woman is unable to remarry within the faith, and she becomes known as an agunah, or "chained woman." Read More Also check out a related article from Tango on Orthodox Intimacy


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