Did Rabbi Slolveitchik make a mistake?

By |2012-06-05T04:29:35-07:00August 23rd, 2011|Thoughts|

               One of the great tragedies of Judaism is the way that it handles divorces. The rabbis interpreted the Torah to state that only men can initiate marriages and divorces. Thus if a woman wants a divorce but her husband refuses to give it to her, she is chained (Hebrew, aguna) to her husband forever. [...]