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Rabbis deny battered woman’s divorce plea

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Published: 11 February 2017

Last updated: 4 March 2024

Rabbis deny battered woman's divorce plea: husband only hit her because she wanted to leave – Yair Ettinger – Haaretz 09.02.17
Husband has been convicted of beating his wife on three occasions, but rabbinical court maintains he admitted his mistake and won't do it again.

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