Sunday, January 16, 2005

Cdn Professor: women treated better under Jewish law,because of civil law changes rather than reform of rabbinic court."It's still a defective system"


At 2:19 PM, Blogger jewishwhistleblower said...
Mon., January 17, 2005 Shvat 7, 5765

Feminists outraged as B'nai B'rith Canada sides with Muslims on domestic law
By Sheldon Gordon
However, Tirzah Meacham, an Orthodox Jewish feminist and professor of Near and Middle Eastern civilizations at the University of Toronto, noted that to the extent that Canadian women now are treated better under Jewish law, it is because of the civil law change rather than any reform of the rabbinic court. "It's still a defective system," she said.
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