Religion: Divorce for Jews

When a man hath taken a wife, and married her, and it come to pass that she find no favor in his eyes, because he hath found some uncleanness in her; then let him write her a bill of divorcement, and give it in her hand, and send her out of his house. —Deut. 24:1

In the Jewish religion, a husband may divorce his wife at will; "some uncleanness in her" has even been interpreted to include bad cooking or fading looks. It has been up to the rabbis to hobble the tempted with...

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