The Long Arm of Israeli (Rabbinic) Law

Is the “Rabbinic Courts Bill (Marriage and Divorce)” as risible as its critics make it seem? After all, it is meant to ameliorate the terrible suffering of thousands of women. If it can do that, doesn’t it perhaps justify a little expansion of Israeli Rabbinic authority? What’s a little international Rabbinic hegemony among Jews?

This is a segment from The “Age of Uncertainty” Edition.


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