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Sentenced to Marriage

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While Israel is a modern nation that's part of the 21st century, in many respects it is still a country bound by religious orthodoxy, and there are few areas in which this is more evident than in Israeli's laws regarding divorce. In Israel, a woman is unable to obtain a divorce without the consent of her husband, regardless of mitigating factors such as spousal abuse or criminal behavior. Until a man gives his consent, a separation cannot become a divorce, leaving many Israeli women in a legal and moral...more

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