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Outmoded divorce law leading to back-alley beatings a real shandah


URL: http://www.jewishjournal.com/opinion/article/outmoded_divorce_law_leading_to_back_alley_beatings_a_real_shandah

The FBI arrested two prominent Orthodox Jewish rabbis and two of their associates overnight Oct. 9 in New York. Allegedly, these rabbis arranged back-alley beatings for men who refuse to divorce their wives. Understanding their alleged crimes requires a short background in Jewish law.

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