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Caveat Nubere

At the end of the previous post, we broached the question of whether a spouse’s failure to disclose his or her status as a convert or recent descendant of one to the other spouse prior to marriage would be grounds … Continue reading

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Excessive Public Displays Of Modesty

Gail Sullivan, for The Washington Post: Ultra-Orthodox Jews delay El Al flight, refusing to sit near women One passenger described the trip as “an 11-hour long nightmare.” El Al passengers heading to Israel to celebrate the Jewish new year were … Continue reading

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Liebes On Women’s Lib

C.S. notes this New York Times article on the history of the title “Ms.”: In the Nov. 10, 1901, edition of The Sunday Republican of Springfield, Mass., tucked away in an item at the bottom of Page 4, an unnamed … Continue reading

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