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9 See Salih, ‘Femminismo e islamismo’.
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17 See Rabello, ‘Il matrimonio nel diritto ebraico’, pp 91–92.
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19 See Rabello, ‘Il matrimonio nel diritto ebraico’, pp 62–75.
20 See Broyde, Marriage, divorce, and the abandoned wife in Jewish law, pp 17–28.
21 This problem does not only arise when the husband refuses the get for various more-or-less juridically founded reasons. In the past, a woman was formally ‘chained’ to a marriage bond in several situations. See
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. Some problems connected to divorce (custody of children and post-marriage division of assets) are under civil jurisdiction, but can be dealt with by rabbinical courts when they are attached to a request for a religious divorce. The judge who was in charge of the start of the legal proceeding is deemed to be competent. See
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23 Rabbinical courts can order imprisonment only when it is prescribed by Talmudic law; otherwise there is the risk that a get is invalid. See
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24 These forms of marriage are juridically invalid on the basis of international private law. However, when two Israeli citizens celebrate such a marriage, it can be registered administratively, in order to guarantee that these partnerships receive the same social benefits granted to legitimate marriages. See Halperin-Kaddari, Women in Israel, pp 227–262.
26 See Nasir, The Islamic Law of Personal Status, p 134;
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27 See R Aluffi Beck Peccoz, ‘Il matrimonio nel diritto islamico’ in Ferrari, Diritto ebraico, canonico, islamico, p 220.
30 See Nasir, The Islamic Law of Personal Status, p 116.
31 See Aluffi Beck Peccoz, ‘Il matrimonio nel diritto islamico’, pp 237–238.
32 See Nasir, The Islamic Law of Personal Status, p 107.
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36 See Halperin-Kaddari, Women in Israel, pp 236–240.
37 See Mir-Hosseini, Marriage on Trial, pp 115–130.
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39 See Aluffi Beck Peccoz, ‘Il matrimonio nel diritto islamico’, pp 244–245.
41 See Galanter and Krishnan, ‘Personal law and human rights in India and Israel’, p 131.
42 See Mir-Hosseini, Marriage on Trial, pp 49–53.