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Rabbinically Sanctioned Violence, Divorce and The Law

by on October 11, 2013 in GS2LAW

News broke this morning that Rabbis Mendel Epstein and Martin Wolmark had been arrested following an FBI sting operation. It is alleged that they have been coercing Jewish divorces from recalcitrant husbands through the medium of violence for a fee. This is one of those thorny issues that tears at the moral fabric of Judaism […]