Rabbis Set Curfew for Married Israeli Women

A rabbinical court in Haifa, Israel ruled that married women must obey a midnight curfew. The panel of rabbis declared that married women must be home by midnight after hearing a divorce case in which the husband accused his wife of staying out late in nightclubs.

Married couples in Israel must apply to a rabbinical court for a divorce.


AP - February 23, 1998

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