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There I received an education — an expensive, almost deadly one — but a valuable one, too.
I understand firsthand how deep-seated the hatred of women is in that culture.
He wears designer sunglasses and bespoke suits and when he visits New York City, he stays at the Plaza. I am Jewish, raised in an Orthodox home in Borough Park, Brooklyn, the daughter of Polish immigrants. Instead, we stay up all night discussing film, opera and theater. “There is no other way for us to travel together in the Muslim world,” he says. I am now subject to the laws and custom of Afghanistan, and as an Afghan woman, that means hardly any rights at all. Our arrival is celebrated with a feast of unending and delicious dishes.“Our food isn’t good enough for her — she eats from cans,” she says.I am her captive, her prisoner; she, my jailer, might treat me more decently if I find ways to please her.Two years after returning, I get my marriage to Abdul-Kareem annulled.I’ve never told this story in detail before, but felt that I must now.
Because I hear some westerners preach the tortured cultural relativism that excuses the mistreatment of women in the name of Islam.