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I know my wife has been having an affair with a friend of mine who is divorced. I am so hurt by this and want a divorce. Can I prevent my wife from marrying this man ?

By: דיאנה שאלתיאלPublished on: 09 May, 2022
Yes – if adultery is proved! The rabbinical court can forbid a woman from marrying a specific man, and stating this outright in the divorce judgment, if adultery is proved. If intimate relations are not properly proved, this can be one of the reasons for challenging such a ban.

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