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When a 50-year-old woman’s botched operation in 1995 rendered her unable to have sex, a Portuguese court ruled that the injury took place at “an age when sex is not as important as in younger years,” and duly reduced the damages owed to her by the hospital.
The New York Times reported this week that Maria Ivone Carvalho Pinto de Sousa Morais, now 72, has disputed this, and the European Court of Human Rights ruled that this was, in fact, an unjust ruling.
Tu B’Av is the quirky Jewish older brother of Valentine’s Day.
(JTA) — Many students want to emulate their teachers, but at least one early rabbi took this to an extreme.