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        1/29/2013, Shevat 18, 5773

      Rise in Divorce Not Surprising, Says Expert


      The rise in divorce requests in Israel in 2012 is not surprising, Rabbi Ze’ev Mendelssohn, a marriage and family counselor, said on Tuesday.

      "The data are not surprising,” he told Arutz Sheva, adding, “The conduct in the cultural western world is all about self-realization. People look for what's convenient and what's better for themselves. In a relationship one must adapt oneself to the needs of the other and it does not always work.”