The Promised Podcast: The Shunning!

PART 2: Allison, Don and Noah mull over the Supreme Court's sanction of the literally medieval punishment of 'shunning' those who refuse to grant their wives divorces.

Women holding signs to protest on behalf of agunot, women whose husbands will not grant them a get in Jerusalem, January 8, 2017.
Women holding signs to protest on behalf of agunot, women whose husbands will not grant them a get in Jerusalem, January 8, 2017. Emil Salman

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Allison, Don and Noah mull over the Supreme Court’s sanction of the literally medieval punishment of “shunning” scumbags who refuse to grant their wives divorces.

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The Promised Podcast is an inside view of how Israel can warm your heart and make your blood boil. It’s a radio show by a journalist, a professor and an NGO guy who live in and love Israel even though it drives them crazy, and who each week discuss the latest in Israeli politics, culture and society. The show is hosted by Allison Kaplan Sommer