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Between civil and religious law

the plight of the agunah in American society

by Irving A. Breitowitz

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Published by Greenwood Press in Westport, Conn .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Divorce -- Law and legislation -- United States.,
    • Divorce (Jewish law),
    • Agunahs -- United States.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. [385]-398) and index.

      StatementIrving A. Breitowitz.
      SeriesContributions in legal studies,, no. 70
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsKF536 .B74 1993
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiv, 428 p. ;
      Number of Pages428
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1700322M
      ISBN 100313284717
      LC Control Number92000551

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