So what does a 21-year-old US bride regarding the faith that is jewish in a nation like Afghanistan? She probably regrets being here. Most likely, this woman is restricted into the house, robbed of her US passport, badgered by her spouse’s extensive family members and perpetually harangued for her American “moral laxity. ” The fact she’s Jewish truly makes matters more serious in a nation where anti-Semitism is a component for the professed faith.
Phyllis Chesler, the well-known scholastic, author and feminist, informs the storyline of her lifetime of drudgery and seclusion in Afghanistan and her improbable getting away from her oppressors in her own latest guide A american bride in Kabul.
Posted by Palgrave Macmillan, the guide is just a riveting story of purity, naivety, betrayal, torture, patriarchy, physical violence, misogyny and triumph that is eventual. Chesler admits that her experience with Afghanistan shaped her feminism, but it addittionally inspired in her own great sympathy when it comes to downtrodden females of Afghanistan and other Muslim countries. Continue reading